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Mikaël Maher

Religious freedom versus occupational health and safety

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A great societal debate is taking place following the Quebec National Assembly's recent adoption of the Act Respecting the Laicity of the State, which regulates the wearing of religious symbols at the government level.

Maya Ito

New breeze: floating offshore wind

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism recently designated an area off the coast of Goto City as the first zone dedicated to the promotion of offshore wind projects under the Act Promoting the Use of Marine Areas for the Development of Marine Renewable Energy Generation Facilities.

Stephan Erbe

Ship mortgages under Swiss law

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

Of the 359 vessels which were registered in 2018 (not including day-trip vessels), 153 were registered in Switzerland, making it one of the major hubs in European inland cruising.

K Shanti Mogan

Court discharges interim injunctions granted pursuant to Section 11 of Arbitration Act

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

The high court recently set aside interim injunctions which had been granted pursuant to Section 11 of the Arbitration Act 2005 following an inter partes hearing.

Sanaya F Vachha

Food for thought: Engro Foods investigated for deceptive marketing practices

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

Pursuant to a complaint by Nestlé Pakistan Limited, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) initiated an inquiry into Engro Foods Limited for misleading consumers and engaging in deceptive marketing practices under the Competition Act 2010.

Gan Khong Aik

Apex court finds controller of housing's powers to waive or modify provisions of statutory contract invalid

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently delivered a landmark decision on a pertinent issue concerning the interests of house buyers.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

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