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Adrian Miedema

Court dismisses health and safety charge given due diligence

Litigation - Canada

An Ontario court recently dismissed an Occupational Health and Safety Act charge in a fatality case, finding that the employer had established due diligence.

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.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit holds that TC Heartland was change of law

Intellectual Property - USA
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

The Federal Circuit recently held that TC Heartland represented a change of law and that Micron Technology Inc's failure to raise a venue objection in its initial motion to dismiss did not waive the objection under Rule 12 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

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.

Federico de Noriega Olea

SHCP releases first draft of Financial Technology Institutions Law

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Ministry of Finance and Public Credit recently circulated a substantially amended draft of the Financial Technology Bill, which has been renamed the Financial Technology Institutions (FTIs) Law.

Claudia Bock

Competition Authority publishes information paper on dawn raids

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Czech Competition Authority (CCA) recently published an information paper on dawn raids during its annual competition law conference.



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