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Fernando Eduardo Serec

Price of litigating in Brazil: court-awarded attorneys' fees

Litigation - Brazil
TozziniFreire Advogados

In addition to contractual fees, winning attorneys are entitled to court-awarded attorneys' fees, which are determined using objective criteria.

Ashleigh Carr

Proprietary estoppel claims – lessons from recent case law

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Proprietary estoppel claims often arise in a farming and/or family context and 2018 was a bumper year for such claims.

Jaime L M Jones

DOJ files complaint in intervention in Medicare Advantage case against Sutter Health

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Department of Justice recently filed a complaint in intervention against Sutter Health and its affiliate Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) in a False Claims Act suit, alleging that the defendants had knowingly submitted and caused the submission of unsupported diagnosis codes for Medicare Advantage patients in order to increase reimbursements from Medicare.

Toni Lorenzo

Court of Appeal maintains interim springboard injunction in team moves case

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

A recent Court of Appeal judgment is a helpful reminder of the applicable legal tests in securing an interim springboard injunction.

Bart Heynickx

Licence to contract – licence agreements and insolvency law

Insolvency & Restructuring - Belgium
ALTIUS

In an insolvency situation, the fate of ongoing contracts is something to be discussed.

Louise Kotze

Company law versus income tax law: amalgamations now regularised

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

One of the amendments proposed by Budget 2019 aims to reconcile the incongruency that exists between South African company law and income tax law with regard to the deregistration or liquidation of companies that are involved in amalgamation transactions.

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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