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Stuart Blaugrund

Practical insights for employers considering mandatory arbitration programmes following Epic Systems

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

One year after the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Epic Systems – which paved the way for employers to force employees to waive their right to bring class actions – this article revisits the court's decision and the pros and cons of mandatory arbitration programmes with class action waivers..

Vsevolod Volkov

Changes to approach favouring enforcement against assets indirectly owned by foreign states?

Arbitration & ADR - Ukraine
Everlegal

Following a recent Supreme Court decision, the outlook for recovery following the enforcement of the Everest Estate arbitral award against Russian assets in Ukraine does not look particularly optimistic.

Chris Grieveson

Worldwide freezing orders upheld in multinational shipping fraud case

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The High Court recently upheld two worldwide freezing orders in a multinational shipping fraud case were upheld, rejecting the defendant's allegations of breaches of full and frank disclosure.

Arturo Sferruzza

Use of corporate power purchase agreements

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright Studio Legale

The use of corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs) looks set to increase in Italy.

Joanne Huckle

Q&A on Cayman AML regime: service providers, delegation and risk-based approach

White Collar Crime - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The government and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority are well aware that it is imperative that the Cayman Islands is not only perceived to, but does in fact, play a central role in the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.

Arthur Shay

Huawei ban – will smartphones lose their smarts?

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

US President Donald Trump's recent executive order which blacklists Huawei has generated a significant response from Huawei smartphone users, mobile operators and distributors in Taiwan which are handling returned purchases.

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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