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Dieter Schwampe

Proximate cause of grounding in bad weather after engine problems and insurers' right to information

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Bremen Court of Appeal recently held that the proximate cause of a vessel's grounding after its main engine had cut out was the bad weather, rather than the engine problem.

Michael D Birnbaum

Supreme Court will decide courts' authority to order disgorgement in SEC enforcement cases

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Supreme Court recently granted a writ of certiorari to address whether the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may obtain disgorgement in civil injunctive actions filed in the federal courts.

Pooja Ramchandani

Regulating India's gig economy

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Ministry of Labour and Employment recently published the draft Code on Social Security 2019 in an attempt to amalgamate, simplify and rationalise the laws on social security.

K Shanti Mogan

It's confirmed! CIPAA applies prospectively to construction contracts

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

After much anticipation, the Federal Court has finally confirmed that the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 applies only to construction contracts entered into after the act took effect on 15 April 2014.

Anat Shavit

Digital tax developments

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

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Scott D Stein

Ninth Circuit invited to weigh in on public disclosure bar falsity

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

A US District Court for the Central District of California judge recently granted a stay and certified two questions for interlocutory appeal in a relator's False Claims Act suit.

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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