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Justin P’ng

Employer flexibility does not modify employment contracts

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Employees sometimes need flexibility to start or leave work at different times than originally agreed with their employer (eg, because of childcare issues).

Mathieu Laurent

District court examines aspects relating to loan guarantees

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Luxembourg District Court recently ruled on the equivalence of suretyships and autonomous guarantees.

Neasa Coen

Freedom of movement of capital applies to charitable gifts (at least for now)

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The Supreme Court recently released a judgment which determined that the EU principle preventing restrictions of the free movement of capital applies to gifts of UK assets to charities in Jersey.

Urszula Wojtyra

Competition Bureau concludes investigation into alleged restrictions of off-label use of vaccines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Competition Bureau has conducted a preliminary investigation into allegations that a vaccine manufacturer tried to contractually restrict a provincial public immunisation programme's off-label use of a vaccine product.

Paul Otto

New York enacts new data security laws

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law a pair of bills establishing new requirements for businesses that process certain personal information relating to New York residents.

Gejaa Gobena

DOJ memorandum provides clarified guidance on corporate inability-to-pay claims

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a new guidance memorandum entitled "Evaluating a Business Organisation's Inability to Pay a Criminal Fine or Criminal Monetary Penalty".

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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