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Andrew Woodhouse

British Columbia Court of Appeal confirms stringent test for family status discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Family status discrimination continues to be an area in which the law differs across Canada.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit panel holds that state sovereign immunity does not apply to inter partes review

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A Federal Circuit panel recently held that state sovereign immunity does not apply to inter partes review proceedings conducted before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the Patent and Trademark Office.

Craig Cordle

The list goes on – why Guernsey bridges gap between funds and stock exchanges

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

It is well known that new investment company listings have been relatively sporadic of late – this is not entirely due to Brexit, but it is clear that Brexit has stalled a number of fundraisings which have gone out to market.

Hans Hammarbäck

Authorisation requirements for third-country insurers: implications of a hard Brexit

Insurance - Sweden
Mannheimer Swartling

In the event of a hard Brexit, UK insurers must obtain authorisation as third-country insurers in Sweden in order to offer their products to the Swedish market.

Anke C Sessler

2018 DIS Arbitration Rules – one year on

Arbitration & ADR - Germany
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

In March 2018 the German Arbitration Institute's (DIS's) new arbitration rules came into force.

Charles Allen

Costs recovery for DIY litigation

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Hong Kong has a high incidence of litigants in person, which is largely explained by the cost of civil litigation generally, the absence of class actions, contingent fee arrangements and third-party funding of most civil claims, and the financial eligibility limits for civil legal aid.

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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