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Eugenio Vaccari

Business judgement rule and liability of non-executive directors

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Italian corporate law establishes the liability of members of the board of directors of joint stock companies depending on whether they are chief executive officers or executive directors or independent and non-executive directors.

Whitney Judson

Timing is everything: how early retention of expert consultants can make or break construction claims

Construction - USA
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Resolving construction disputes often involves unravelling complex issues and requires the analyses and opinions of expert witnesses in various industries relating to the project.

Andrew Woodhouse

British Columbia Court of Appeal confirms stringent test for family status discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Family status discrimination continues to be an area in which the law differs across Canada.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit panel holds that state sovereign immunity does not apply to inter partes review

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A Federal Circuit panel recently held that state sovereign immunity does not apply to inter partes review proceedings conducted before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the Patent and Trademark Office.

Mattias Grieg

Manager's letter of undertaking – moving towards more balanced standards?

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Third-party ship managers are often required to issue letters of undertaking to financiers of a managed vessel on relatively unfavourable and financier-friendly terms.

Johanna Niegel

Compliance issues

Private Client & Offshore Services - Liechtenstein
Allgemeines Treuunternehmen (ATU)

There are various compliance issues in Liechtenstein with regard to private client wealth management.

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