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Katie Lee

Supreme Court denies leave regarding natural health product licence

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Supreme Court recently dismissed The Winning Combination's leave to appeal.

Ralph N Nero

Bill 148: new risks for misclassifying independent contractors as employees

Employment & Benefits - Canada

The Ontario government is increasing the risks and penalties for employers that misclassify workers as independent contractors as part of the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act.

Ian Mann

Getting schooled in Nord Anglia – extra safeguards for companies facing appraisal litigation

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

In Nord Anglia the justice made directions orders regarding the use of keyword searches, the number and scope of information requests, and the conduct of management meetings consistent with the orders made in Xiadu Life Technology.

Mary Strimel

DOJ continues intense focus on decree compliance

Competition & Antitrust - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The US Department of Justice Antitrust Division has further intensified its compliance focus by announcing the creation of the Office of Decree Enforcement, which will have the sole goal of ensuring compliance with, and enforcement of, Antitrust Division decrees.

Maurus Winzap

Swiss Upper House issues revised Tax Proposal 17

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Council of States recently issued a revised version of Tax Proposal 17, a proposal for corporate tax reform.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

New oil producing states following discovery of deposits

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The House of Representatives recently considered a motion to declare Kogi, Enugu and Anambra oil producing states following the discovery of oil and gas deposits in commercial quantities.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey