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Elsebeth Aaes-Jørgensen

Reduction of working hours during pregnancy did not constitute gender discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The Board of Equal Treatment recently concluded that the fact that a replacement worker in a cleaning company had received fewer shifts during her pregnancy did not constitute gender discrimination.

Nancy Pei

Life sciences intellectual property: 2019 highlights

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

There have been a number of key developments in Canadian life sciences IP and regulatory law over the past 12 months, including significant amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations, a number of biosimilars developments relating to approvals, pending submissions and naming and the second anniversaries of the certificate of supplementary protection regime and the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations..

Samuel Yang

Publication of cybersecurity threat information subject to government approval

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Cyberspace Administration of China recently published the Administration Measures for Releasing Cybersecurity Threat Information (Draft for Comments) to solicit public opinions.

David Schwartz

USMCA amendments: implications for Canadian IP law

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The United States, Mexico and Canada recently signed the Protocol of Amendment to the Agreement between the United States of America, the United Mexican States and Canada (USMCA).

Ashley Fife

Stable environment for high-net-worth private clients

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

High-net-worth families are increasingly seeking to establish or redomicile trusts and structures to politically, economically and socially stable tax neutral jurisdictions that are reputable and geographically well situated.

Eliot Henderson

Covertly obtained information cannot be deployed until its legitimacy is resolved

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently confirmed that where a party has covertly obtained confidential information, any dispute as to the information's confidentiality must be resolved before it can be deployed in civil proceedings.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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