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Kelley Howes

SEC announces settlements resulting from Share Class Selection Disclosure Initiative

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced settlements with 79 investment advisers who self-reported violations of the Investment Advisers Act in connection with the SEC Division of Enforcement Share Class Selection Disclosure Initiative.

Alvin Tang

Directors duty to act in company's best interests: how much is too much?

Company & Commercial - Malaysia
Bodipalar Ponnudurai De Silva

A recent case suggests that there are limits to the way in which directors can act when taking steps to protect a company.

Michael Harowski

Supreme Court to decide availability of punitive damages for seafarer's unseaworthiness claim

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

The Supreme Court will soon decide whether a Jones Act seafarer can recover punitive damages in a personal injury suit based on a vessel's unseaworthiness.

Muazzez Korutürk

Counterfeiting through small shipments – new border measures expected

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deris Attorney At Law Partnership

The absence of a clear reference to small shipments in customs legislation has created doubt over whether customs officers should seize small shipments of counterfeit goods.

Rachel Younan

Between a rock and a hard place: employer faces competing statutory obligations

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

How can an employer balance its obligation to maintain a safe workplace for its employees with its duty to accommodate an employee who has serious mental health issues? According to a recent arbitration award, an employer may inadvertently breach one statutory obligation by satisfying another.

Marie Berard

Court upholds tribunal's jurisdiction over settlement agreement lacking express arbitration clause

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently found that a tribunal had jurisdiction over a dispute that arose from a settlement agreement lacking an express arbitration clause.

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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