International Law Office

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Rayan Houdrouge

No deal? Post-Brexit admission of British nationals to Swiss labour market

Immigration - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Agreement on Admission to the Labour Market for a Temporary Transitional Period following the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union and the Free Movement of Persons will provide facilitated access to the labour market for British nationals in Switzerland and for Swiss nationals in the United Kingdom after Brexit.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

Legislative reforms seek to reduce single-use plastic waste

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The production of single-use plastics has increased exponentially in recent decades and in Mexico the volume of single-use plastic waste now exceeds the country's recycling capabilities.

Gordon Drakes

Keeping your trade secrets safe – EU perspective for franchisors

Franchising - European Union
Fieldfisher LLP

The EU Trade Secrets Directive seeks to harmonise the protection of trade secrets in all EU member states.

Robert Cocchia

California dreaming, California nightmare – three takeaways from controversial independent contractor bill

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

Assembly Bill (AB) 5 has finally been signed into law, making it more difficult for California businesses to classify workers as independent contractors.

Luca Daffra

Authorisations for processing employee data revised

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

Following the General Data Protection Regulation's (GDPR's) entry into force, the legislature asked the Data Protection Authority to review and update the so-called 'general authorisations' that it issued to allow the processing of sensitive data in the absence of the data subject's consent.

David R Hamill

Round-up on Section 301 China tariffs: new tariffs, new deadlines, new uncertainty

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

List 4A goes into effect, all Section 301 tariffs are to increase by 5%, the US Trade Representative deadlines loom and the president has ordered US companies to "search for alternatives" to China sourcing.

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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