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Yvonne Frederiksen

Disabled mother dismissed: disability and gender discrimination at work contravenes law

Employment & Benefits - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

A district court has confirmed a 2018 Equal Treatment Board finding that the dismissal of a female wheelchair user who had just returned from maternity leave contravened the Anti-discrimination Act and the Act on Equal Treatment of Men and Women.

Jeremy Glover

Amey LG Ltd v Aggregate Industries UK Ltd

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

A court recently considered the entirety of a building material supplier's actions – including its refusal to sign a draft deed and assertions that its terms were unacceptable – and deemed it impossible to see the conduct as an agreement of the totality of the draft deed's terms.

Bradley Kruger

New opportunities for blockchain use in insurance industry

Insurance - Cayman Islands
Ogier

It has been more than a decade since blockchain – or distributed ledger technology – appeared on the financial services landscape.

Bernhard Lötscher

Corporate criminal liability: commodity trader pays Sfr94 million for lack of organisational corruption prevention

White Collar Crime - Switzerland
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd

Under Swiss criminal law, criminal offences committed within a corporation during the course of its commercial activities may result in the corporation's direct criminal liability if the offence cannot be allocated to a specific individual within the corporation due to the corporation's deficient organisation.

Mirosław Cejmer

Disposal of shares in private companies after introduction of universal dematerialisation

Company & Commercial - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Law of 30 August 2019 significantly amended the Commercial Companies Code and other laws.

Geraldine Elliott

Guaranteed to fail? Oral funding arrangements may be enforceable

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Funding arrangements should be in writing or at least impose a primary obligation on the funder to pay.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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