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Cristina Tudoras

Directors' confidentiality obligations

Company & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

Under Romanian law, the scope and duration of a director's confidentiality obligations must be agreed in the mandate agreement to be concluded between the director and their company.

Takuya Mima

Patent Act revisions: new evidence collection system and damages calculation methodology

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Japan's patent litigation system has often been said to offer insufficient protection to patentees.

Jean-François Cloutier

Upcoming federal elections: employees' right to vote

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Canada Elections Act provides that every employee who is an elector is entitled to three consecutive hours off work to vote.

Bart Heynickx

Effect of EU preventive restructuring directive on Belgian insolvency framework

Insolvency & Restructuring - Belgium
ALTIUS

A number of legislative changes to Book XX of the Code of Economic Law may be required following the adoption of EU Directive 2019/1023/EU on preventive restructuring frameworks.

Carsten Vyvers

Discounted tariffs: change of legal position?

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Frankfurt am Main Local Court decision is a useful reminder that in the event of an assertion of claims under the EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation, the associated booking conditions must be considered when determining claim validity.

Shubhangi Pathak

100% FDI in insurance intermediaries: a welcome change

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

Since 2015, foreign investment in insurers and insurance intermediaries has been capped at 49%.

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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