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Adrian Miedema

Court declines to quash bid ban imposed by city on paving company

Litigation - Canada

A recent Ontario court decision illustrates the serious business implications that Occupational Health and Safety Act compliance issues or disputes can have on a company.

Sung-Nam Kim

Supreme Court rules that AMERICAN UNIVERSITY trademark is inherently distinctive

Intellectual Property - South Korea
Kim & Chang

The Supreme Court recently ruled en banc that the AMERICAN UNIVERSITY trademark was sufficiently distinctive among South Korean consumers to be registered in connection with university education services, instruction services and other designated services.

Ruth Zadikany

New York appellate court sides with Postmates in couriers' misclassification action

Employment & Benefits - USA
Mayer Brown LLP

A New York intermediate appellate court has handed Postmates a victory in the ongoing battle over employment status in the gig economy.

Urszula Wojtyra

Proposed new regulations for hospital reporting of serious adverse drug reactions

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently announced the publication of proposed Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Serious Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting – Hospitals) and Regulations Amending the Medical Devices Regulations (Medical Device Incident Reporting – Hospitals).

Jeffrey S Edelstein

NAD limits T-Mobile's 'best unlimited network' claims

Telecoms - USA
Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP

In the ongoing battle of advertisers in the wireless service provider industry, AT&T scored a victory when the National Advertising Division (NAD) recommended that T-Mobile discontinue the claims in its statements "T-Mobile is America's Best Unlimited Network" and "Welcome to America's best unlimited network".

Nicola Roberts

Cross-border insolvency and restructuring

Insolvency & Restructuring - Jersey

As a jurisdiction, Jersey is at the heart of cross-border insolvency and restructuring.



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