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Sophie Arseneault

No time wasted: years as dependent contractor included in calculation of employee's notice of termination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently confirmed that years spent as a dependent contractor may count when calculating notice of termination for a contractor turned employee who is terminated without cause.

Davina Given

Equitable compensation for breach of fiduciary duty: a question of loss?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

A director who extracted money from a company by way of sham invoices may have a defence to an equitable compensation claim for misappropriation of the company's funds.

Federico Hernández Arroyo

Draft rules on net neutrality issued for public consultation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In December 2019 the Federal Telecommunications Institute issued draft rules for public consultation to further regulate net neutrality in Mexico.

Barbara Krystkowiak

Appeal court upholds criminal sentence for possession of infringing handbags

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Barcelona Court of Appeal has confirmed a criminal sentence of six months' imprisonment, a fine and compensation of legal costs for the possession of 240 round bags which infringed the famous Robin Ruth Group design.

Valery Narezhniy

Calculating share of Russian immovable property for corporate income tax purposes

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

At the end of 2019, the Federal Tax Service issued clarifications on calculating the share of Russian immovable property in the indirect sale of such property for corporate income tax purposes.

Michael Harowski

Fifth Circuit confirms Dorion test for maritime contracts

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

The US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently confirmed the Dorion test for determining whether a contract is a maritime contract and extended the test to all mixed service contracts.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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