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Marc Rodrigue

Only buying assets? Look out for surprise employment liabilities!

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A recent Ontario Superior Court ruling highlights how employers can end up with unexpected employment liabilities after an asset purchase deal.

Marcel Meinhardt

Low fine for vertical price fixing against Swiss ski manufacturer after leniency application

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Competition Commission (ComCo) recently fined a Swiss manufacturer of skis and other sporting goods Sfr140,000 for vertical price fixing with its dealers.

Thomas Boone

Challenge of drafting first-demand guarantees

Banking - France
Odi-se Avocats

The Court of Cassation recently clarified its position on first-demand guarantees.

Marina Ryashchenko

Practical aspects of recovering post-award interest

Arbitration & ADR - Ukraine
Everlegal

Although Ukrainian law now allows for the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards which grant interest of an undetermined amount with no fixed maturity date or clear method of calculation, in practice, challenges may still arise during execution proceedings.

Matthew Nolan

Transpacific Steel secures trade court win for security tariffs on steel from Turkey

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of International Trade recently denied the Trump administration's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by an importer challenging the government's use of a Cold War-era trade law to double national security tariffs on steel imports from Turkey.

Samuel Yang

Revised Personal Information Security Specification released for public consultation

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

The App Governance Panel recently released a revised version of the Personal Information Security Specification for public consultation following the previous draft versions published in June and January 2019.

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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