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Barbara Krystkowiak

Appeal court upholds criminal sentence for possession of infringing handbags

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Barcelona Court of Appeal has confirmed a criminal sentence of six months' imprisonment, a fine and compensation of legal costs for the possession of 240 round bags which infringed the famous Robin Ruth Group design.

Sophie Arseneault

No time wasted: years as dependent contractor included in calculation of employee's notice of termination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently confirmed that years spent as a dependent contractor may count when calculating notice of termination for a contractor turned employee who is terminated without cause.

Katie Lee

Canadian Institute for Health Information publishes drug spending statistics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Institute for Health Information recently published statistics on drug spending, finding that in 2018 approximately 40% of drug spending was spent on 2% of beneficiaries.

K Shanti Mogan

Court discharges interim injunctions granted pursuant to Section 11 of Arbitration Act

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

The high court recently set aside interim injunctions which had been granted pursuant to Section 11 of the Arbitration Act 2005 following an inter partes hearing.

Simona Zangrandi

Budget Law 2020 – a corporate tax overview

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

In December 2019 Parliament passed the Budget Law for 2020 and a related tax law decree.

Kay C Georgi

ITAR catches up: exporters can use encryption to protect defence technology on Cloud

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The State Department has finally brought the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) into the 21st century by releasing an interim final rule adopting the cloud computing encryption standards that the Commerce Department adopted in 2015.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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