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Lawrence Theall

Ontario court rejects well-established rules for interpreting insurance policy exclusions

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently concluded that insurance policies should be interpreted differently when multiple insurers are involved.

Alexander Vida

Red Bull doesn't always give you wings: trademark applicant defeated by energy drink giant

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

An applicant filed to register the combination word mark R.E.D.

Aaron Goonrey

The untouchable employee and dangers of playing office politics

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

Following a recent Federal Court decision, a power solutions company was forced to reinstate a senior employee who it had fired three years previously and pay him A$1.1 million in back pay.

Samuel Yang

MIIT cracks down on intrusive telemarketing and misuse of personal information

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

Following the Chinese Central TV Station's (CCTV's) broadcast of the 3.15 programme in 2019, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology decided to crack down on telephone harassment and strengthen the protection of personal information in the telecoms and internet sectors.

Marta Robles

New law protects tenants during eviction procedures

Litigation - Spain
Pérez-Llorca

The Law on Urgent Measures Relating to Housing and Rental Matters recently entered into force, providing greater protection to tenants.

Emily Downie

Directors' remuneration – new draft regulations

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The draft Companies (Directors' Remuneration Policy and Directors' Remuneration Report) Regulations 2019 were recently published as part of the drive to encourage long-term shareholder engagement and to strengthen the governance and performance of traded companies.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey