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Paul Côté-Lépine

Do waves of collective dismissals constitute a single collective dismissal?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

In a number of Canadian provinces, legislators have enacted a precise definition of 'collective dismissal'.

Felicity Monteiro

Court of Appeal sheds light on new approach to penalties in Torchlight decision

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The New Zealand Court of Appeal recently had to determine whether late payment fees of A$28 million on a 60-day loan of A$37 million were an unenforceable penalty according to the law of New South Wales, Australia, which was the law of the contract.

Sarah Faisal Rosa

New regulations to prevent financial crises and improve financial stability

Banking - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

New regulations require the banking and finance industries to comply with heightened supervision by financial authorities and will be welcomed by foreign investors and customers concerned with Indonesia's financial stability.

Ana-Laura Morales

Barcelona Court of Appeal confirms invalidity of Roche's valganciclovir patent

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In 2013 Teva Pharma, SLU and ratiopharm España, SA filed a revocation action challenging the validity of an EU patent due to lack of novelty and an inventive step.

Marcio Mello Silva Baptista

New legislation for acceptance of retrocession

Insurance - Brazil
TozziniFreire Advogados

The National Council of Private Insurance recently submitted for public consultation a draft regulation on the acceptance of retrocession by insurers and its intermediation.

Lars Kortländer

Ship collision – prima facie evidence under German law

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Dabelstein & Passehl

The owner of a German-flagged yacht was sued by another German-flagged yacht owner for compensation after the yachts collided in bad weather.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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


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