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Daniel R Zuccherino

New legislation on unfair competition and designations of origin

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

Until the approval of Emergency Decree 274/2019 in April 2019, the regulation of unfair competition in Argentina was characterised by a lack of organisation, narrow scope and lack of a general rule for standardising acts of unfair competition.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

New tax on international tickets issued for Argentine residents

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

On 23 December 2019 a 30% tax on services hired abroad by travel agencies located in Argentina was introduced.

Munir Hassan

BEIS heat networks regulation proposals – consultation heats up

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently launched a consultation titled "Heat Networks – Building a Market Framework" alongside its report on "International heat networks: market frameworks review".

Claire Himsl

Employees' right to sue for constructive dismissal

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Employees should be treated with dignity and respect.

Marcel Meinhardt

Federal Supreme Court examines margin squeeze under Swiss competition law

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Federal Supreme Court recently confirmed that Swisscom had abused its dominant position by charging abusive prices for wholesale broadband services between 2001 and 2007.

Gordon Drakes

Franchising, Brexit and trademarks – what now?

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) recently published a short, reassuring update about what happens to IP rights during the transition period following the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.

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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