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Jordan Thompson

Employer breaches duty of good faith and honest performance: now what?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Employers have a duty of good faith when they terminate an employee, which requires them to be honest and forthright with employees when doing so.

Lloyd Harmetz

FINRA: suitability and sales practices remain an issue

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently released its 2019 Report on Examination Findings and Observations.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on chair and deputy chair duties and directors' revocation

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation has set out important principles regarding the duties of chairs and deputy chairs of company boards of directors.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Liberalisation of energy market: DEPA privatisation

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Under the new law on the liberalisation of the energy market, the Public Natural Gas Company (DEPA) will be spun off into three distinct undertakings, two of which will be completely privatised.

Jesper Windahl

Theft of tobacco from trailer not covered under cargo insurance as transport had not commenced

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently examined whether the theft of tobacco products was covered under the cargo policy agreed between a wholesaler and a carrier and whether the wholesaler's insurer was liable.

David Hanke

CFIUS 2.0: expansion of jurisdictional scope remains in limbo as tech minority investments emerge

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

In the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernisation Act and the Export Control Reform Act, Congress essentially gave the Department of Commerce the authority to decide how narrowly or widely to set the jurisdiction for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States over non-passive minority investments involving emerging and foundational technologies.

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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