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Stefan Kimpton

"I quit… oh wait, I didn't mean it!": dealing with sudden resignations

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision found that an employee was wrongfully dismissed after quitting 'in the heat of the moment'.

Miran Maćešić

Government announces buy-out of INA shares after losing in arbitration proceeding with MOL

Energy & Natural Resources - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

The relationship between INA (the national oil and gas company) and MOL (Hungarian Oil and Gas Plc) goes back to 2003, when INA was privatised through a public procurement process.

Marcus Leese

Transitional period from 2008 Guernsey corporate law reform ends – what to do next

Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

When the Companies (Guernsey) Law was enacted, special temporary transitional rules were also enacted which allowed pre-existing Guernsey companies to retain their pre-2008 memorandum and articles and not comply with all of the provisions of the Companies (Guernsey) Law.

Bram Woltering

Updated indicative tariffs for compensation of legal costs in IP cases – ex officio review by courts

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

The indicative tariffs used to determine reasonable and proportionate legal costs in IP cases were recently revised, following the European Court of Justice's judgment regarding the interpretation of the EU Enforcement Directive andthe Supreme Court's judgment that judges must decide ex officio on the assignment of the cost of proceedings and the amount thereof.

Christopher Loh

Supreme Court hears oral argument in Impression Products Inc v Lexmark Int'l Inc

Intellectual Property - USA
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

The Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Impression Products Inc v Lexmark Int'l Inc on whether a patentee's US patent rights may be exhausted by certain conditional US sales or by foreign sales of a patented item, acknowledging that these would disrupt settled expectations and present serious consequences..

Diego Krischcautzky

New legal framework to boost local start-ups

Corporate Finance/M&A - Argentina
Marval O'Farrell & Mairal

Argentina is one of Latin America's most innovative tech hubs and home to several pan-regional unicorn start-ups.

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Mexico, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey

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Opposition to energy projects

Energy & Natural Resources / Brazil, China, Cyprus, Greece, Mexico, Portugal

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Diversity in the workplace

Employment & Benefits / Brazil, Chile, Cyprus, Hungary, Luxembourg, Norway, Peru, Switzerland