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Chris Boswell

Contractual penalties: Court of Appeal upholds High Court's decision in Honey Bees

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The Court of Appeal recently upheld a High Court judgment, confirming New Zealand's adaption of the recast rule.

John DR Craig

If it looks like a farm and acts like a farm... it's a farm: farm worker exemption

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Ontario's Divisional Court recently found that a farm's employees were exempt from the overtime provisions of the Employment Standards Act 2000.

Takuya Mima

Patent Act revisions: new evidence collection system and damages calculation methodology

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Japan's patent litigation system has often been said to offer insufficient protection to patentees.

James Rogers

Arbitrating M&A disputes: changes in arbitration landscape and the impact of technology

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

M&A lawyers mitigate buyer risk through expansive due diligence exercises and tight contractual controls.

Andreas Wildi

New measures to combat rising costs in public healthcare sector

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently adopted new measures to combat rising costs in the public healthcare sector.

Alexander Vogel

Classification of stablecoins under Swiss law: FINMA publishes amended guidelines

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has published a supplement to its Guidelines on Initial Coin Offerings which outlines how it plans to apply provisions of Swiss supervisory law to projects involving so-called 'stablecoins'.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey