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Mathieu Laurent

Court of Appeal rules on procedural standing of shareholders to challenge corporate decisions

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Court of Appeal recently ruled that shareholders have a right to seek an annulment of decisions made by their company's board of directors.

Andrew Mandlsohn

Health Canada reports on consultation on proposed approach to cannabis regulation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Bill C-45 – An Act respecting Cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and Other Acts – is currently before the Senate.

Ian Mann

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

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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.

Laura Görtz

Corporate penalties and internal investigations

White Collar Crime - Germany
CMS

The federal government plans to create new corporate penalties and abandon the discretionary principle which has thus far applied in corporate prosecutions.

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.

Onur Ergönen

New electronic notification requirements introduced

Company & Commercial - Turkey
Acar & Ergonen Law Firm

The recent amendments introduced to the Notification Law have significantly broadened the scope of parties for which electronic notification is compulsory.

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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