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Andrew Woodhouse

British Columbia Court of Appeal confirms stringent test for family status discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Family status discrimination continues to be an area in which the law differs across Canada.

Valery Narezhniy

Russia ratifies MLI

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Federal Law 79-FZ on the Ratification of the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty-Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting recently entered into force.

Daniel Bono

EU equivalence assessment of Swiss stock exchanges

Capital Markets - Switzerland
Niederer Kraft Frey

The Federal Department of Finance recently announced that it was activating the measures adopted by the Swiss Federal Council to protect the Swiss stock exchange infrastructure in anticipation of the expiration of the stock market equivalence granted by the European Commission.

Emma West

Agent's failure to disclose relevant information: a 'Gauguin-tuan' error?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent decision concerning the sale of a Gauguin painting, the Court of Appeal confirmed that if an agent sells a principal's property and fails to disclose to the principal that it received a higher offer for the property, it will not lose its commission unless it acted dishonestly or in bad faith.

Godofredo Mendes Vianna

Appellate court rules that subrogated insurers assume same rights and limitations as assureds

Insurance - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

A recent Sao Paulo State Appellate Court case concerned a carriage of goods by sea from Port Everglades (United States) to the port of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Paulo Monteverde

New Industrial Property Code enters into force

Intellectual Property - Portugal
Baptista Monteverde & Associados

The new Industrial Property Code recently entered into force with a number of amendments resulting from the implementation of the EU Trademark Regulation.

OnDemand

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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