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Hazel Oliver

Election manifestos – what are the main parties pledging on employment issues?

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Despite the dominance of Brexit, employment issues are one of the main election battlegrounds for all of the major political parties.

Andrae I Shaw

Speak now or forever hold your peace: court rejects insurer's attempt to withdraw defence

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently held that an insurer which had defended its insured for 10 months, without a reservation of rights, could not rely on a policy exclusion to withdraw its defence.

Carla Santa María Orozco

Recovering damages for violations of industrial property rights

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

In order to recover damages following a violation of their rights, industrial property owners must first file an administrative infringement action before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property in order to obtain a declaration of infringement and then undergo a civil court trial.

Alexander Vogel

New financial service and financial institution regulations

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Federal Council recently decided to put the Swiss Financial Services Act and the Swiss Financial Institutions Act into effect on 1 January 2020 as the last part of the financial market regulations reform project.

Hao Zhan

Supreme Court decision on non-arbitrability of antitrust civil disputes

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

The topic of whether antitrust civil disputes are arbitrable has been hotly debated in China in recent years.

Andreas Wildi

Court annuls FOPH order limiting medicinal product price increase

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Administrative Court recently annulled a Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) order that had limited the price increase of a medicinal product on the list of specialities to two years.

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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