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John DR Craig

If it looks like a farm and acts like a farm... it's a farm: farm worker exemption

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Ontario's Divisional Court recently found that a farm's employees were exempt from the overtime provisions of the Employment Standards Act 2000.

Ilya Goryachev

New crowdfunding platform regulations

Corporate Finance/M&A - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The president recently signed Federal Law 259-FZ of 2 August 2019 on Raising Investments via Investment Platforms and on Amending Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation.

Mirosław Cejmer

Simple joint stock company introduced to Commercial Companies Code

Company & Commercial - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

Parliament recently introduced the simple joint stock company to the Commercial Companies Code.

Johannes A Bürgi

Key considerations regarding asset classes and assignability of receivables

Securitisation & Structured Finance - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

In recent years, the number of publicly placed and listed securitisation transactions in the car leasing and credit card sectors has increased significantly.

Martin Foerster

Supreme Court redefines location surcharge in rent control leases

Real Estate - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

In early 2019 the Supreme Court passed three decisions confirming and clarifying its 2017 decision which had limited landlords' right to request a location surcharge for rent-controlled apartments in desirable neighbourhoods.

Andreas Wildi

New measures to combat rising costs in public healthcare sector

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently adopted new measures to combat rising costs in the public healthcare sector.

OnDemand

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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

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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