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Colin Leckey

Whistleblowing dismissal unfair as decision maker manipulated by another manager

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In a decision with implications for unfair dismissal law generally, the Supreme Court ruled that it is not always necessary for a dismissing manager to know about whistleblowing disclosures made by an employee in order for that dismissal to be automatically unfair.

Joel Stewart

PERM: employers, representatives and agents

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

Some employers have learned the hard way that the role of representatives and attorneys is clearly separated in the Programme Electronic Review Management (PERM) rule and that a violation of this rule may have serious consequences.

Marie Berard

Court of Appeal dispenses with service of enforcement of arbitral award against sovereign state

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The Court of Appeal recently considered whether service of formal court documentation on a state party was a necessary requirement when seeking to enforce an arbitral award against it or whether service could be dispensed with in certain circumstances.

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).

Radhika Gaggar

Small steps, giant leaps: 2019 in review for private client law

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Over the past year, Indian private client law took a number of small steps which were potentially giant leaps for the legal regime.

Ole Andenæs

Shipping project finance: new regulatory intricacies

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

Project financing has historically been a popular investment scheme and source of capital in Norway for shipping projects.



Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland


Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA