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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.

Nick Williams

Undue influence affecting settlors in exercising powers of revocation

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

A recent Royal Court decision arose out of an attempt by the settlors of trusts to exercise their power to revoke the trusts.

Lloyd Harmetz

FINRA restates and updates guidance regarding pre-inception index performance data

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

In a recent interpretative letter, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) provided guidance to a registered broker-dealer as to the use of pre-inception index performance data relating to a proprietary index.

Anne Johnson Palmer

Chancery Court revisits fair value analysis in AOL appraisal action

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
Ropes & Gray LLP

The Delaware Court of Chancery has issued its original opinion in a consolidated appraisal action arising out of Verizon Communications Inc's 2015 acquisition of AOL Inc.

Philip Lapin

Save money: renew all trademark registrations now

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The new trademark law will take effect on 17 June 2019.

Ryohei Tanaka

New commitment procedure under Anti-monopoly Act

Competition & Antitrust - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

A new commitment procedure was recently introduced to the Anti-monopoly Act (AMA), enabling enterprises to voluntarily resolve suspected violations of the AMA with the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC).

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