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Man Mohan Sharma

CCI fines JDMDA for imposing PIS charges on pharma companies

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) recently imposed a Rs80,185 fine on the Jalgaon District Medicine Dealers Association for collecting product information service (PIS) charges from pharma product manufacturers, thereby restricting medicine supplies in the market.

Emily Haithwaite

Family offices and Jersey's economic substance rules

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019 came into effect in January 2019 and applies to certain Jersey tax-resident companies which conduct one or more relevant activities.

Tala Khoury

Unionising the gig economy: contractor or employee?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

One of the main disputes regarding the rise and proliferation of the gig economy is whether its workers are employees or contractors.

Lloyd Harmetz

FINRA fines broker-dealer for unsuitable sale of complex securities

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority recently censured and fined a Florida-based broker-dealer, including for failing to reasonably supervise sales of complex securities such as structured products and leveraged, inverse and inverse-leveraged exchange-traded funds.

Trey Hanbury

FCC announces members of precision agriculture task force

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in consultation with the Department of Agriculture, has announced the members of the Task Force for Reviewing the Connectivity and Technology Needs of Precision Agriculture in the United States.

Cesare Galli

New relationship between collective, certification and individual multi-use marks

Intellectual Property - Italy
IP Law Galli

Following the implementation of the EU Trademark Directive in February 2019, there has been much debate in Italy over how to manage and choose between collective marks, individual multi-use marks and certification marks.

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