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Sarah Shaul

An excessive demand is still a demand – Barclays Bank plc v Price

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The recent decision in Barclays Bank plc v Price extends the established test that a demand made under a guarantee for an excessive amount may nevertheless be effective as a demand for what is due in circumstances where the amount that has been demanded exceeds an express liability cap.

César Navarro

New Data Protection Act introduces digital rights for employees

Employment & Benefits - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

The new Data Protection Act was recently published in the Official State Gazette, transposing the EU General Data Protection Regulation into Spanish law.

Emeka Akabogu

Legal limits of armed guards on board ships

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Voyaging in West African waters, particularly the Gulf of Guinea, is considered dangerous and raises the question of whether shipowners are entitled to put armed guards on board their vessels to protect them from attacks by arms-bearing third parties.

John Ho

It's a bird… it's a plane… it's OSHA?

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is modernising its enforcement tools with the use of camera-equipped drones.

Roderick Chalmers Hoynck van Papendrecht

No copyright protection for taste of food

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD NV

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently rendered its decision in the dispute between Dutch parties Levola and Smilde concerning Levola's cream cheese product.

David Nelson

Capital call facilities – LPA and side letter review

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Along with the growth and maturity of the fund finance market, funds and their counsel have become increasingly familiar with lenders' limited partnership agreement (LPA) requirements.

OnDemand

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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