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Héctor Elias Chagoya

Multiple dependent claims: clarity over cost

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC

The need to control costs in jurisdictions where government fees increase substantially based on the number of claims often forces patent practitioners to use various claim drafting strategies, including multiple dependent claims.

Jennie Cherry

Family banks: personal commitment, accountability and multi-generational mentoring

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

Over the past decade, matriarchs and patriarchs of successful families have increasingly been concluding that their children are sufficiently provided for and have thus shifted the focus of their family's largess to a broader group of individuals by creating so-called 'family banks'.

Amanda Wait

Strategies to avoid lengthy pre-merger reviews

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Second requests can be expensive, time consuming and distracting to clients' employees.

April McClements

Delay in professional negligence claims

Litigation - Ireland
Matheson

The High Court recently dealt with a professional negligence claim following a retainer by a couple of a chartered engineering firm regarding the construction of their home in 2005.

Paul Gonzi

No warnings, no damages, no due process: one-off mistake validates employee's dismissal

Employment & Benefits - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

The Court of Appeal recently upheld an Industrial Tribunal decision and confirmed that a company operating in the iGaming industry had been entitled to dismiss an employee who had, on one occasion, forgotten to upload games to the company's platform.

Fabiana Fagundes

Technology's role in commercial contracts

Company & Commercial - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Mussnich Aragao

Simple legal transactions and contracts can often be completed at the click of a button.

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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