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Tsung-Yuan Shen

Supreme Administrative Court interprets teaching away requirements

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Supreme Administrative Court recently considered whether a patent lacked an inventive step due to teaching away.

Rebecca Ryan

Periodic payment orders in catastrophic injury cases

Insurance - Ireland
Matheson

A recently signed ministerial order marks the formal introduction of long-awaited periodic payment orders (PPOs) in Ireland.

Marie Berard

Court upholds tribunal's jurisdiction over settlement agreement lacking express arbitration clause

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently found that a tribunal had jurisdiction over a dispute that arose from a settlement agreement lacking an express arbitration clause.

Carsten Vyvers

Light goods + heavy pallets x 8.33 special drawing rights?

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

How should the weight of a shipment containing damaged goods but usable pallets be calculated, considering that this would form the basis for liability? According to a recent Federal Court of Justice decision, if the pallets are still usable, only the net weight of the goods counts.

Marco Penna

Brexit decree-law comes into force

Banking - Italy
Legance Avvocati Associati

The government recently issued Decree-Law 22/2019, which is aimed at ensuring the security, financial stability and integrity of financial markets in the event of a so-called 'hard Brexit'.

Jeffrey Kleywegt

Legislature introduces possibility to claim mass damages in collective action proceedings

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Senate recently adopted the Bill on Redress of Mass Damages in Collective Actions (RMDCA).

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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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

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