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Sang Hoon Lee

Recent changes to employment law affect business operations

Employment & Benefits - South Korea
Lee & Ko

South Korea recently overhauled its employment laws.

Vicky Lord

Sixtieth anniversary of New York Convention – time to choose BVI arbitration and enforcement

Arbitration & ADR - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

The British Virgin Islands is a pro-arbitration jurisdiction.

Srdjana Petronijević

Serbian Competition Authority increases dawn raid activity

Competition & Antitrust - Serbia
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Serbian Competition Authority has increased its dawn raid activity over the past year.

Katie Lee

New regulations governing powers to require assessments, tests and studies

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The sections of the Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa's Law) that grant the minister of health powers to require assessments, tests and studies and create appropriate regulations recently came into force.

Andrew Mandlsohn

Supreme Court denies Idenix leave to appeal in SOVALDI dispute

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Supreme Court recently dismissed Idenix's application for leave to appeal the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal affirming the trial decision relating to two competing patents over Gilead's SOVALDI (sofosbuvir).

Takashi Tsukioka

Are lead managers liable for material misstatements in IPO disclosure documents?

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

A recent Tokyo District Court decision was reported to be the first to hold an underwriter liable to investors that purchased shares in a company based on material misstatements in the financial information contained in the statutory disclosure document for a public offering in Japan.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey