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The New Arbitration Rules Introduced by the International Chamber of Commerce are a Step Towards Clarity and Control

The New Arbitration Rules Introduced by the International Chamber of Commerce are a Step Towards Clarity and Control

Published: 18 Jun 2021

As theInternational Chamber of Commerceunveiled its new governing rules, an eye was cast back to 2017 to see what steps have been taken in the consistent development and re-tooling a platform that forms the basis to a fundamental area of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). An initial and primary goal was security and protection. Securing the trust and confidence of clients, as well as the legal ...

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Financial Services and Cross-border Investment Disputes after Brexit

Financial Services and Cross-border Investment Disputes after Brexit

Published: 18 Jun 2021

Within the European single market, firms established in any European Economic Areas (EEA) member states could use ‘passporting’ rights to provide financial services in the UK without being directly authorised by theFinancial Conduct Authority(FCA). In light of Brexit, however, the FCA has put in place a new temporary permissions regime (TPR), which allows firms to operate in the UK for a limited p...

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Enforcing Judgments of the Courts of England and Wales in Italian Courts from January 2021

Enforcing Judgments of the Courts of England and Wales in Italian Courts from January 2021

Published: 18 Jun 2021

Now the Brexit transition period is over any judgement in an English court which needs to be enforced in Italy is now treated as a foreign judgment. In order to enforce a foreign judgement, an application will need to be made to the Italian Court of Appeal. If your application is not contested, then after 30 days, enforcement proceedings can start. There is no limitation period for enforcement. Va...

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The Crucial Importance of Watertight Contracts in Post-Brexit Transactions

The Crucial Importance of Watertight Contracts in Post-Brexit Transactions

Published: 18 Jun 2021

One of the main keys to sound business dealings are watertight contracts that encompass every facet of the production and supply of your services or products, anticipate all potential risks, both internal and external, and incorporate safeguards to protect the business. Frequently contracts, once initially drafted, remain in place and are rarely reviewed. Businesses are now operating in the most d...

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Wi-Fi 6: Key Innovations and their Contributors - Part 2

Wi-Fi 6: Key Innovations and their Contributors - Part 2

Published: 17 Jun 2021

By Dr. Friedrich Emmerling from Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling Patent- & Rechtsanwälte. Read the original article, with graphics, at: www.juve-patent.com/sponsored/wi-fi-6-key-innovations-and-their-contributors-part-2 Continued from Part 1 Key innovations of Wi-Fi 6 The key innovations for increasing efficiency and capacity – four times as high – are the orthogonal frequency division mul...

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Extended COVID Employer Protections Leaves Laid-off Workers in Limbo

Extended COVID Employer Protections Leaves Laid-off Workers in Limbo

Published: 17 Jun 2021

Conflicting court decisions mean employees who've been laid off for months can't afford risk of suing for wrongful dismissal. Not very long ago, with businesses in free-fall and employees dismissed or laid off in unprecedented numbers, the Ontario government jumped into the fray to protect employers that laid off employees at any time after March 1, 2020. The legislation, the Infectious Di...

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Court Overturns Law on Layoffs Giving Employers New Hope

Court Overturns Law on Layoffs Giving Employers New Hope

Published: 17 Jun 2021

I recently wrote about a new case – Coutinho v Ocular Health Ltd. – where the plaintiff Ms. Coutinho was found to have been constructively dismissed after she was placed on IDEL, the infectious disease emergency leave enacted in Ontario soon after COVID began. The Coutinho case was great news for the hundreds of thousands of employees over the past 15 months who have been laid off under the new ID...

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A Lesson in the Unique Dangers of Telecommuting

A Lesson in the Unique Dangers of Telecommuting

Published: 17 Jun 2021

As one Liberal MP recently discovered, the comfort of working from home carries underappreciated and unexpected risks. You may remember the Liberal Member of Parliament caught naked on camera back in April. William Amos, the member from Pontiac, Quebec, had returned from a jog and was purportedly unaware that his video camera was turned on during a parliament virtual question period. The story mad...

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