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Vsevolod Volkov

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

Arbitration & ADR - Ukraine

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.

Kay C Georgi

New sanctions on non-US companies doing business in Iran's iron, steel, aluminium and copper sectors

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Donald Trump recently issued an executive order authorising broad new sanctions with respect to the steel, aluminium, iron and copper sectors of Iran.

Hao Zhan

Chemical giant Eastman slapped with fine for abuse of market dominance

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Shanghai Market Regulation Bureau (SMRB) recently issued a penalty decision addressed to Eastman (China) Investment Management Co, Ltd, a Chinese subsidiary of US Chemical firm Eastman Chemical Company.

Sarah Shaul

How are foreign states' decisions on EU directives recognised in English courts?

Litigation - United Kingdom

The High Court recently struck out a claim by the beneficial owner of certain notes that had sought a declaration that an event of default had occurred.

Ruey-Sen Tsai

Registering Chinese translations or transliterations of foreign trademarks

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

As Chinese (Mandarin) is Taiwan's national language, many foreign companies use Chinese translations or transliterations of their foreign brands (trademarks) in order to expand into the Taiwanese market.

Laura Shirreffs

The role of legislation in environmental protection and the Jersey legal framework

Environment & Climate Change - Jersey

Jersey's environmental legislation covers areas including water pollution, nuisance, planning, wildlife and waste disposal.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey