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James Davies

Class discrimination and the workplace: TUC proposes new laws

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) recently published its recommendations for eliminating class-based bias in society.

Takuya Mima

Patent Act revisions: new evidence collection system and damages calculation methodology

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Japan's patent litigation system has often been said to offer insufficient protection to patentees.

Alison G FitzGerald

Singapore Convention: update on enforcing mediated settlement agreements

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (Singapore Convention) has been signed by 46 states and will come into force six months after being ratified by at least three state parties.

Bart Heynickx

Effect of EU preventive restructuring directive on Belgian insolvency framework

Insolvency & Restructuring - Belgium
ALTIUS

A number of legislative changes to Book XX of the Code of Economic Law may be required following the adoption of EU Directive 2019/1023/EU on preventive restructuring frameworks.

Timothy P Tobin

Results are in: modest changes to CCPA await governor's signature

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The California legislature recently debated several amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act, eventually passing five bills which now await the governor's signature.

Jeffrey Kleywegt

Locating pure financial damage in cross-border securities class actions: clarity on the horizon?

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

Determining a court's jurisdiction in cross-border class actions involving pure financial damage has proven difficult in practice.

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