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Sergio Passerini

Supreme Court of Cassation finds that aim of greater productivity justified employee's dismissal

Litigation - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

A recent Supreme Court of Cassation decision examined whether there were justified objective reasons for an employer to dismiss an employee following his refusal to reduce his hours in the wake of a company reorganisation to reduce labour costs and increase productivity.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI penalises Godrej for role in bilateral ancillary cartel

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

In January 2019 the Competition Commission of India imposed a penalty of Rs85,01,364 on Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co Ltd for its role in a bilateral ancillary cartel, which violated Section 3(3) read with Section 3(1) of the Competition Act.

Chakrapani Misra

Supreme Court holds government cannot seek preference while seeking stay on enforcement

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The Supreme Court recently considered whether an unconditional stay can be granted under Section 36 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 when the applicant is the government.

Richard I Scharlat

NLRB allows employers to impose arbitration agreements after class/collective action has been filed

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

The National Labour Relations Board recently issued a decision that expands the Supreme Court's decision in Epic Systems Corp v Lewis and further authorises employers to limit employees' ability to file or opt in to a class or collective action against their employer.

Katie Lee

Bill C-97 receives royal assent and Health Canada opens consultation on advanced therapeutic products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Advanced therapeutic products have been the topic of much debate recently.

Stephan Schmalzl

Frolicking in the (cash)pool? Hesitant embrace of state-of-the-art cash management

Banking - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently dismissed an insolvency administrator's complaint challenging the enforcement of an account pledge provided to a bank as security for a notional cash pool arrangement.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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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