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Eamon Harrison Courtenay

International arbitration: key legislative developments

Private Client & Offshore Services - Belize
Courtenay Coye LLP

Arbitration in Belize is governed by the Arbitration Act.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

Initial approach to General Circular Economy Law initiative

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In October 2019 the General Circular Economy Law initiative was presented to the Senate for discussion and approval.

Sophie Arseneault

No time wasted: years as dependent contractor included in calculation of employee's notice of termination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently confirmed that years spent as a dependent contractor may count when calculating notice of termination for a contractor turned employee who is terminated without cause.

Francesca Rolla

Mobile phones may cause brain tumours: Turin Court of Appeals revives debate

Product Regulation & Liability - Italy
Hogan Lovells

After a two-year dispute, the Turin Court of Appeals has dismissed the appeal filed by the National Insurance Provider (INAIL) and upheld the first-instance decision issued by the Court of Ivrea in 2017, which established causation between extensive work-related use of mobile phones and brain tumours and ordered INAIL to compensate the claimant with a lifelong payment..

Charles Allen

Top court confirms basis for indemnity costs

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The Court of Final Appeal recently reaffirmed the principles applicable when the courts consider making an enhanced award of costs in favour of the successful party (ie, 'indemnity costs').

Andy McGregor

Bitcoin is 'property' and can therefore be subject of proprietary injunction

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
RPC

Following recent case law on the matter, the High Court has found that bitcoin can be 'property' and can therefore be the subject of a proprietary injunction.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, 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