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Christopher D Pigott

Major changes to Canada Labour Code on horizon

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The federal government recently made numerous significant announcements regarding employee entitlements under Part III of the Canada Labour Code.

Natalie Foster

Court costs when using employed lawyers – return to status quo ante

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The Supreme Court recently overturned the position set out in Joint Action Funding (that lawyer-litigants are not entitled to costs).

Man Mohan Sharma

Supreme Court ends jurisdictional conflict between CCI and TRAI

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

In December 2018 the Supreme Court finally ended the jurisdictional conflict between the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

Werner Jahnel

Revised PILA: setting the ground for trust arbitration in Switzerland?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

While trusts have not been incorporated into the Swiss legal system, Switzerland ratified the Hague Trust Convention with effect from 1 July 2007 and adapted its conflict of laws provisions – in particular, Articles 149(a) to 149(e) of the Private International Law Act.

Magdalena Mentel-Rogowska

My Electricity – new PV programme introduced

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The prime minister and the minister of the environment recently presented a new programme called My Electricity, which aims to promote the use of photovoltaics.

Klaus Majamäki

New statute amends Bankruptcy Act

Insolvency & Restructuring - Finland
HPP Attorneys Ltd

The Bankruptcy Act has been amended by a statute which came into force on 1 July 2019.

OnDemand

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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