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Jakob Widner

Parliament passes new Working Time Act

Employment & Benefits - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Parliament recently passed a new law that brings sweeping changes to the Working Time Act and will come into effect on 1 September 2018.

Lynn Ing

New regulations governing post-market oversight of opioids

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

As part of a federal initiative to address the opioid crisis, the Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Opioids) recently came into force, adding post-market oversight of prescription opioids.

Tim Brown

Court of Appeal upholds wide exclusion clause

Litigation - United Kingdom

The Court of Appeal has held that a remarkably broad exclusion clause was not unreasonable within the framework of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977. The judgment includes a discussion of various factors which the court will take into account when deciding such cases..

Vicky Lord

Sixtieth anniversary of New York Convention – time to choose BVI arbitration and enforcement

Private Client & Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

The British Virgin Islands is a pro-arbitration jurisdiction.

Damon Lyon

Tax reform insight: new foreign tax credit rules may warrant restructuring foreign branches

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The 2017 Tax Act added a separate foreign tax credit limitation category for income earned in a foreign branch.

Isaac Zatarain V

How to acquire real estate in Mexico: alternate investment vehicles

Real Estate - Mexico
Santamarina y Steta

Acquiring real estate in Mexico can be cumbersome and time consuming, particularly for foreign investors.



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