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Ole Kristian Olsby

Alleged retaliation cases after whistleblowing may be processed in the Anti-discrimination Tribunal

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The government recently submitted a proposal to Parliament for the establishment of a low-threshold service in the Anti-discrimination Tribunal for the processing of alleged unlawful retaliation in notification cases.

Dylan Cox

Court of appeal overturns order requiring insurer to defend privacy class action

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released a decision that reiterates a key guiding principle in proceedings brought to enforce an insurer's duty to defend: the court must carefully review the underlying pleading and focus on the true nature of the claim, not simply the words used by the plaintiff in the underlying claim, to determine whether any of the claims could potentially be covered by the policy.

Fabian Huber

COVID-19 pandemic: relief for vaccination damage provided by law

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

Vaccinations represent a ray of hope in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK closes marketing association probe with commitments

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) closed an inquiry into a marketing association with commitments.

Christopher Loh

Supreme Court hears oral argument on whether to abolish or modify assignor estoppel doctrine

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

'Assignor estoppel' is a common law doctrine that prevents, in district court patent litigation, an assignor of a patent from challenging the validity of the assigned patent as a defence to infringement allegations.

Mark Brennan

Unanimous Supreme Court rejects expansive interpretation of TCPA autodialer definition

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

Uncertainty over the definition of an 'automatic telephone dialling system' under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act has fuelled a steady flow of litigation for over a decade.

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