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Raphaël Buruiana

Discrimination in the hiring process: what remedies are available to candidates?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Superior Court of Quebec has confirmed that the Public Service Commission of Canada has the power to order the hiring of a candidate who has been discriminated against.

Victor Onyegbado

Can NIMASA stop issuing cabotage waivers?

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has announced a five-year strategic plan to stop the issuance of cabotage waivers.

Sarah Shaul

How are foreign states' decisions on EU directives recognised in English courts?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court recently struck out a claim by the beneficial owner of certain notes that had sought a declaration that an event of default had occurred.

Louw Steyn

Patenting strategy: when to patent?

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Patenting inventions is notoriously expensive; however, the benefits of having exclusive rights over an invention far exceed any initial patenting costs.

Gordon Drakes

Managing supply chain risk in franchise systems – proposed changes to insolvency regime

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Against the backdrop of a number of high-profile business failures in the UK retail sector, the government has issued a report on the insolvency regime, which will affect the operation of termination rights in supply agreements.

Natasa Polyviou

Response to EU Anti-tax Avoidance Directive

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The House of Representatives recently approved legislation implementing the EU Anti-tax Avoidance Directive in Cyprus with the aim of improving the resilience of the internal market against cross-border tax avoidance practices.

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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