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Hao Zhan

Authorities ramp up enforcement of foreign companies' non-compliance with national anti-bribery laws

White Collar Crime - China
AnJie Law Firm

The prosecution of commercial bribery has once again become a key issue following the amendment of the Anti-unfair Competition Act.

Man Mohan Sharma

High court settles constitutional challenges to Competition Act

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

In April 2019 the Delhi High Court disposed of 12 writ petitions filed by 10 car manufacturers and India's largest music label and movie studio.

Alexander Vogel

FDF proposes key changes to FinSO and FinlO

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Federal Department of Finance has proposed changes to the draft Financial Services Ordinance (FinSO) and Financial Institutions Ordinance.

Simon Hart

World freezing orders: recent dissipations and reasonable delays

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court has held that a delay in applying for a world freezing order was not fatal to its continuation at the return date, as the underlying transactions provided solid evidence of a risk of dissipation and the delay in seeking relief was not material and did not evidence the absence of a genuine belief in that risk.

Tom McEvoy

Labour Party announces plans for new Workers' Protection Agency and Ministry for Employment Rights

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

During the Trades Union Congress conference in early September 2019, the Labour Party announced plans for a new Workers' Protection Agency and Ministry for Employment Rights.

Jaime L M Jones

DOJ defends Medicare Advantage upcoding claims against Sutter

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The US government recently filed a brief in opposition to Sutter Health's motion to dismiss the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) complaint in intervention in a False Claims Act suit alleging that Sutter had knowingly submitted and caused the submission of unsupported diagnosis codes for Medicare Advantage organisation patients in order to inflate Medicare reimbursement.

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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