International Law Office

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Xavier Nicholas

Will the gift keep on giving? Office of Tax Simplification's inheritance tax review

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The Office of Tax Simplification recently published a report that made recommendations to the government to reform inheritance tax.

Gillian Round

Does desire to work prevent employers from terminating employees who can't work?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Many employees struggle to manage disability leave.

David Maria Marino

Italy and China – a new era of cooperation between insurance supervisory authorities?

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper Studio Legale Tributario Associato

The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission and the Italian Institute for the Supervision of Insurance recently entered into a memorandum of understanding setting out the basis for cooperation between the two supervisory authorities in the context of a broader plan of general cooperation between Italy and China.

Damian Evans

Jersey Royal Court rules on its powers to restrict parties that withdraw trust proceedings to start afresh

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

The Jersey Royal Court recently ruled on the extent of its powers to restrict a party that withdraws proceedings to start afresh in a judgment that considered, for the first time, the implications of a 2014 English Court of Appeal decision on the public interest in there being finality in litigation.

Claudia Bock

New developments in competition authority's decision-making practice: whistleblowers and appointed guardians

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

The Office for the Protection of Competition recently found two companies guilty of bid rigging in a public tender.

Joanne van Harmelen

Bolar provisions for generic and biosimilar medicines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

South Africa is in the process of reviewing all existing IP laws, particularly in the context of access to medicines.

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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