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Kwan T Loh

Don't let your brand go to pot: what cannabis brand owners need to know

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The federal government is moving quickly towards legalising the possession and consumption of cannabis for recreational purposes.

Constantinos Christofi

Final date for submission of corporate tax returns for 2016

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

​The Tax Department recently announced that companies and self-employed individuals that are required to submit annual accounts will be given an additional three months to file their tax returns for the year ended December 31 2016.

Rhidian David

Supreme Court reaffirms Dailly assignments

Company & Commercial - France
Hughes Hubbard & Reed

The Commercial Division of the Supreme Court has clarified how an assignment of business receivables, known as a 'Dailly assignment', operates.

Sang Hoon Lee

Changes to Labour Standards Act: National Assembly passes new bill to curb working hours

Employment & Benefits - South Korea
Lee & Ko

The National Assembly recently passed a legislative amendment designed to reform the Labour Standards Act.

Stefan Paulmayer

FMA publishes new circulars concerning PRIIPS and remuneration policies

Insurance - Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Financial Market Authority (FMA) recently published a new circular concerning key information documents for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI imposes Rs1.4 billion penalty on Google for abuse of dominant position

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India recently imposed a penalty of approximately Rs1.4 billion (approximately $21 million) on Google for abusing its dominant position in the market for "online general web search and web search advertising services" in India.



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