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Joseph Cresswell

Lenders face more allegations about their actions on restructuring

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Representatives of a lender on a board will not automatically impose directors' duties on the lender, but they may apply where a director's specific instructions have led directly to a breach of fiduciary duty.

Katie Lee

Canadian Institute for Health Information publishes drug spending statistics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Institute for Health Information recently published statistics on drug spending, finding that in 2018 approximately 40% of drug spending was spent on 2% of beneficiaries.

Sergi Giménez Binder

Revised limits of liability under Montreal Convention

Aviation - International
Augusta Abogados

New limits of liability under the Montreal Convention 1999 recently came into force following the International Civil Aviation Organisation's review procedure under Article 24 of the convention.

Gordon Drakes

Data protection post-Brexit: a game of 3D chess

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

The year 2019 was one of high-octane political drama for the United Kingdom, culminating in its withdrawal from the European Union.

Amy Nevins

Introduction of paid parental bereavement leave confirmed

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has finalised the legislation to implement an entitlement to two weeks' paid bereavement leave for working parents who lose a child aged under 18.

Philip Lapin

Trademarks Office issues new limits on time extensions to respond to office actions

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Following a recent practice notice, the Trademarks Office will not grant time extensions for office actions issued on or after 17 January 2020 unless exceptional circumstances are demonstrated.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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