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Saffron O'Gorman

EAT confirms that removal of outdated contractual entitlement following transfer was not void

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently upheld a decision that the removal of outdated contractual entitlements following a Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (TUPE) transfer was not void, as the sole or principal reason was not the transfer or a reason connected with the transfer.

Fernando Eduardo Serec

Declaration of Economic Freedom – impact on new and existing litigation

Litigation - Brazil
TozziniFreire Advogados

The Declaration of Economic Freedom was recently instituted by Presidential Provisional Measure 881/2019.

Gisele Stephens-Chu

French court rules that mandatory expert determination provisions do not render arbitration clauses inapplicable

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The Court of Cassation recently confirmed the quasi-absolute priority given to arbitral tribunals to determine questions relating to their jurisdiction, even when this involves rules of French public order.

Michael Gu

Antitrust enforcement review 2018: monopoly investigations

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

Although still fairly new, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) diligently investigated and penalised monopolistic behaviour in 2018, publishing a dozen cases alongside its local enforcement agencies which attracted media attention.

Urszula Wojtyra

Competition Bureau publishes final updated IP Enforcement Guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Competition Bureau recently published the final version of its updated IP Enforcement Guidelines (IPEGs).

Katie Lee

PMPRB publishes 2017 Meds Entry Watch

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board recently announced the publication of the 2017 edition of Meds Entry Watch.



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