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Mark Diserio

More than 2 million Australians set for 3.5% wage increase – 2017-2018 Annual Wage Review

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The Fair Work Commission's Expert Panel recently issued its 2017-2018 Annual Wage Review decision.

José Inácio Ferraz De Alemeida Prado Filho

Abuse of dominance enforcement – what's next?

Competition & Antitrust - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

Since the start of 2018, following a period in which it focused on the persecution of cartels, the Administrative Council for Economic Defence (CADE) has directed more resources towards concluding pending abuse of dominance matters and occasionally launching new dominance cases.

Warren Ganesh

Top court rules on protective costs orders

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

A recent landmark judgment of the Court of Final Appeal confirms that in deciding whether it is fair and just to grant a protective costs order in public interest litigation, the courts should be apprised of an applicant's financial position.

Louis Botha

Procedure is everything: win for taxpayers and importance of right to just administrative action

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

In recent years, taxpayers have frequently been unsuccessful in their disputes with the South African Revenue Service, especially where the dispute has involved the interpretation or application of the substantive provisions of tax legislation.

Zama Buthelezi

How can I copyright my idea?

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

IP attorneys frequently hear from clients that want to copyright their ideas.

Katie Lee

First CSPs issued and application fee increased

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently issued the first certificates of supplementary protection (CSPs) against three approvals.

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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