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Yoshihiko Matake

Recent developments regarding attorney-client privilege

Competition & Antitrust - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

According to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Japan is one of only three OECD jurisdictions to not recognise attorney-client privilege.

Arturo Sferruzza

Why GSE should reduce instead of revoke incentives for PV plants

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright Studio Legale

According to a recent Lazio Regional Administrative Court ruling, before reaching a decision on the revocation of incentives, the Energy Services Operator must confirm whether the renewables exception set out in Article 42(3) of Legislative Decree 28/2011 applies (ie, the plant in question must have received incentives when the violation was verified) and assess the size of the reduction with regard to the extent of the violation detected..

Eleanor Wilson

Innovators commence court challenges regarding recent amendments to Patented Medicines Regulations

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The recent amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations have been the subject of two court challenges launched by groups of innovative pharmaceutical companies – one in the Quebec Superior Court and the other in the Federal Court.

Eleanor Wilson

Innovators commence court challenges regarding recent amendments to Patented Medicines Regulations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The recent amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations have been the subject of two court challenges launched by groups of innovative pharmaceutical companies – one in the Quebec Superior Court and the other in the Federal Court.

Carsten Vyvers

Discounted tariffs: change of legal position?

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Frankfurt am Main Local Court decision is a useful reminder that in the event of an assertion of claims under the EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation, the associated booking conditions must be considered when determining claim validity.

Kaitlyn Gulle

It's official: all permanent employees are entitled to 10 working days' paid sick leave... for now

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The Fair Work Ombudsman recently released advice that all permanent employees are entitled to 10 days of paid personal/carer's leave for each year of their employment.

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