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Ursula Baravalle

Compelling case for patenting

Intellectual Property - South Africa

South Africa is an attractive launch pad for many international companies when it comes to the protection and enforcement of intellectual property for their services or products that they wish to share with Africa.

Adrian Miedema

Court of appeal decides WSIB fraud requires wilful act

Litigation - Canada

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) recently prosecuted three workers who were receiving WSIB benefits for failing to report a material change with respect to their benefit entitlement.

Sarah McWhinney

Court backs recruitment agency seeking to enforce non-solicitation and non-dealing clauses against former employee

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The High Court has awarded an interim injunction to Berry Recruitment Limited to prevent a former employee from soliciting and dealing with its clients and candidates.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI finds Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce guilty of anti-competitive conduct for fifth time

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has penalised the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC), the Kannada Okkuta and various individuals – including the presidents of both organisations – for engaging in anti-competitive conduct by posting incendiary posts on Twitter and threatening to commit acts of violence.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Recent changes to cannabis legal landscape

Product Regulation & Liability - Mexico
Sanchez-DeVanny Eseverri SC

A number of changes to the cannabis legal landscape have taken place in Mexico over the past few weeks.

Fai Hung Cheung

Three strikes and you're out – bank's duty to make inquiries of suspicious transactions

Banking - United Kingdom
Allen & Overy LLP

A first-instance court recently considered the extent to which a bank's duty of care owed to its customers, co-existing in contract and tort, requires the bank to make inquiries of suspicious transactions in their bank accounts.



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