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Marc Rodrigue

Sufficient evidence is key to overturning release for unfairness

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision has confirmed that a release signed by an employee should be overturned for unfairness only if there is clear evidence of a lack of fairness.

Donna M Parisi

CFTC proposes amendments to DCO core principle regulations

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed a series of changes to its general regulations governing derivatives clearing organisations (DCOs).

Maximilian Guth

Pleasure yacht insurance: navigating without up-to-date charts and proper voyage plan

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a notable hull insurance case, the Celle Court of Appeal dismissed an action brought by an assured pleasure yacht owner who had been sailing on the Baltic Sea and ran aground.

Benjamin Z Lerma

Riding on popularity of foreign brands

Intellectual Property - Philippines
Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Goods produced outside the Philippines are commonly perceived as being of better quality and, given their higher price point, are purchased by those who are more financially capable and consider themselves to have good taste.

Johannes A Bürgi

Securitisation transactions: avoidance actions under DEBA

Securitisation & Structured Finance - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

A key consideration for any investor or rating agency is the insolvency analysis of a securitisation transaction.

Željka Rostaš Blažeković

Act on Nullity compatibility with EU acquis communautaire

Banking - Croatia
Porobija & Porobija

Since its adoption, the Act on Nullity has caused controversy, with some Croatian scholars and judges expressing their concern about (for example) its constitutionality and contravention of EU law.

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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