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Klaus Majamäki

New statute amends Bankruptcy Act

Insolvency & Restructuring - Finland
HPP Attorneys Ltd

The Bankruptcy Act has been amended by a statute which came into force on 1 July 2019.

Karsten Metzlaff

Inadmissible imitation of 'presentation of dishes': stronger protection for gastronomic concepts

Franchising - Germany
Noerr LLP

Franchisors must typically consider the extent of concept protection if franchisees which have left the franchise system reuse the concept in a largely unchanged fashion or if third-party competitors (outside the franchise system) copy the concept's main features.

Kay C Georgi

Second shoe drops on US chem-bio sanctions on Russia: did anyone hear it?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US State Department recently announced the issuance of another round of sanctions on the Russian government in relation to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act 1991, which will come into effect on 19 August 2019.

Gillian Round

Does desire to work prevent employers from terminating employees who can't work?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Many employees struggle to manage disability leave.

Robert Lane

CCUS policy – is the United Kingdom ready to capture the opportunity?

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

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) recently published its proposals for business models for carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS).

Oliver Passmore

Z Trusts judgment: whose rights take priority when a trust is insolvent?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Jersey Court of Appeal recently handed down a long-awaited judgment in the Z Trusts case.

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