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Raphael Mellerio

Franchisor's change of control and its impact on renewing existing franchise contracts

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

The Paris Court of Appeal recently held that a franchisor had not breached its duty of loyalty towards its franchisee in reorganising its business following its change of control.

Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou

Privy Council determines extraterritorial reach of clawback claims in insolvency proceedings

Insolvency & Restructuring - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Privy Council has determined that, notwithstanding the absence of express statutory provisions permitting service out of the jurisdiction of fraudulent preference claims, such claims are to have extraterritorial effect.

Adrian Attard

Flag injunctions: practical alternative to ship arrests

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Maltese law is straightforward in terms of who has a right to arrest and which claims can be secured by means of an arrest.

Sophie Arseneault

Please hold the line: what to do when receiving calls from employment insurance officers

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

An adjudicator considering allegations of unjust dismissal under the Canada Labour Code recently ruled that an employer was prohibited from asserting dismissal for misconduct since the issue had already been decided by an employment insurance officer.

Karen Lorenz

Suspension of limitation period in coverage dispute

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

German law provides several circumstances in which the limitation period in an insurance coverage dispute may be suspended, subject to the case facts.

Andreas Wildi

Popular initiative: 'Supporting organ donation – saving lives'

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The popular initiative 'Supporting organ donation – saving lives' calls for the introduction of a narrow contradiction solution in order to substantially increase the number of organ donations.

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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