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Christopher Loh

Most important patent cases of 2019 thus far

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Thus far, 2019 has been an eventful year for US patent law.

Andreas Wildi

Fertility preservation and dementia prevention covered by compulsory healthcare insurance

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

​The Federal Department of Home Affairs recently decided that measures to preserve the fertility of people suffering from cancer will now be covered by compulsory health insurance.

Sergio Passerini

Supreme Court of Cassation finds that aim of greater productivity justified employee's dismissal

Litigation - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

A recent Supreme Court of Cassation decision examined whether there were justified objective reasons for an employer to dismiss an employee following his refusal to reduce his hours in the wake of a company reorganisation to reduce labour costs and increase productivity.

Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

In the public interest? Attorney general receives backlash for confirmation appearance

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

During Federal Attorney General Abubakar Malami's recent confirmation appearance before the Senate he was asked why the administration had failed to comply with court orders and responded that they were not in the public interest.

Angie Creery

Response published to consultation on misuse of confidentiality clauses

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

As part of a flurry of responses and new consultations issued in the last days of Theresa May's government, the response to the consultation on measures to prevent the misuse of confidentiality clauses in the workplace was published.

Angelos Paphitis

Recent changes to inheritance and succession law

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Cyprus has a complicated system of forced heirship in which a portion of a deceased's estate must be effectively passed to surviving family members according to a set system of inheritance.

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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