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Christiana Michael

Recent changes to employment law – an overview

Employment & Benefits - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

A number of new employment-related laws have been adopted in 2017, including the long-awaited Protection of Paternity Law and the Protection of Maternity (Amendment) Law, which introduced the concept of surrogacy.

Marco Manzone

Nautica e Fisco booklet sets legal and fiscal developments in nautical industry

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The most recent edition of the Nautica e Fisco booklet issued by the Nautical Association Industry and the Revenue Agency covers legal and fiscal developments in the nautical industry, including issues from registration to customs and fiscal matters.

Sarah Shaul

Ghosh test overturned: dishonesty according to the standards of ordinary, reasonable and honest people

Litigation - United Kingdom

The Supreme Court recently held that the test for dishonesty should be assessed only by reference to whether the defendant's conduct is dishonest by the objective standards of ordinary, reasonable and honest people.

Luciano Timm

Arbitration in labour law

Arbitration & ADR - Brazil
Carvalho, Machado e Timm Advogados

The recently approved labour reform allows arbitration in individual employment agreements, provided that the employee's monthly salary is twice as high as the cap on social security pensions and the arbitration clause is proposed or expressly agreed by the employee, according to the Arbitration Law.

Gordon Drakes

Autumn Budget 2017 – what does it mean for franchising?

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond recently delivered the Autumn 2017 Budget, the first budget in the new annual tax policy-making cycle.

Lloyd Harmetz

Recent SEC and FINRA actions relating to survivor's options

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

A seasoned investment banker established a hedge fund and solicited terminally ill patients to open brokerage accounts as joint tenants with rights of survivorship.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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