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Kaitlyn Gulle

Fiery fight over Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board's latest agreement

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

In 2019 the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board and the United Firefighters Union of Australia Operational Staff Agreement 2016 was approved.

Simon Hart

Witness evidence reform: evolution not revolution?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Concern that current practice in relation to factual witness evidence does not achieve the best evidence at proportionate cost prompted the creation of the Witness Evidence Working Group to consider how the current practice could be improved in the business and property courts.

Linda Hallberg

Civil law as basis for interpretation in cases of allocation of responsibility for environmental damages

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

In a case concerning the distribution of the cost of remediation of pollution caused by polychlorinated biphenyls, the Land and Environment Court of Appeal denied the operator compensation from the polluter for remediation costs.

Ashley Fife

Stable environment for high-net-worth private clients

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

High-net-worth families are increasingly seeking to establish or redomicile trusts and structures to politically, economically and socially stable tax neutral jurisdictions that are reputable and geographically well situated.

David Schwartz

USMCA amendments: implications for Canadian IP law

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The United States, Mexico and Canada recently signed the Protocol of Amendment to the Agreement between the United States of America, the United Mexican States and Canada (USMCA).

Mark M Brennan

Washington State to try again for comprehensive privacy law

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The Washington Privacy Act (WPA) gained significant traction in the legislature in 2019, passing the state Senate almost unanimously, but ultimately failing in the state House of Representatives due to discussions around facial recognition and compliance challenges.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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