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Jessica Moldaver

Proposed federal changes for training benefits, pay equity and more

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Budget 2019 proposes a number of employment-related changes focused on supporting and engaging the middle-class workforce.

Keith Robinson

Court exercises inherent jurisdiction to appoint protectors

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

In a recent case, the Supreme Court delivered an important judgment in which it exercised its inherent supervisory powers over trusts to appoint protectors.

Gordon Drakes

Managing supply chain risk in franchise systems – proposed changes to insolvency regime

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Against the backdrop of a number of high-profile business failures in the UK retail sector, the government has issued a report on the insolvency regime, which will affect the operation of termination rights in supply agreements.

Yu Dan

Insurance brokerage market further opened up to foreign investors

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission plans to abolish two of the requirements that foreign insurance brokerage companies must meet in order to conduct business in China (ie, 30 years of business operation history and $200 million worth of total assets).

Meghan Bell

Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies overlapping policies containing "other insurance clauses"

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

The Ontario Court of Appeal has clarified its application of the Supreme Court's decision in Family Insurance Corp v Lombard Canada Ltd in instances of overlapping insurance policies with "other insurance clauses" covering the same loss.

Nina M Hanevold-Sandvik

Norway prepares for ratification of Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

Parliament recently decided that Norway will ratify the Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention and that the convention will be given effect not only in Norway's exclusive economic zone, but also in its territorial waters.

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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