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Sharon Daly

Defender v HSBC: impact of settling with one concurrent wrongdoer

Litigation - Ireland
Matheson

Defender v HSBC highlights the need for plaintiffs to understand the blameworthiness of all wrongdoers before settling a claim against any of them.

Rachel Younan

Between a rock and a hard place: employer faces competing statutory obligations

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

How can an employer balance its obligation to maintain a safe workplace for its employees with its duty to accommodate an employee who has serious mental health issues? According to a recent arbitration award, an employer may inadvertently breach one statutory obligation by satisfying another.

Muazzez Korutürk

Counterfeiting through small shipments – new border measures expected

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deris Attorney At Law Partnership

The absence of a clear reference to small shipments in customs legislation has created doubt over whether customs officers should seize small shipments of counterfeit goods.

Jeevan Ballav Panda

Enforcement of foreign awards: does violation of legal provision equate to contravention of fundamental policy?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

In 2013 the Supreme Court held that the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award can be refused only if it is contrary to, among other things, the 'fundamental policy of Indian law'.

Robert J Conlan Jr

Third Circuit finds individual ownership interest in corporation not required for False Claims Act liability

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Third Circuit recently affirmed and vacated in part a district court ruling granting the United States' motion for summary judgment.

Klaus Majamäki

Bankruptcy estate liability for mutual real estate company's maintenance charges

Insolvency & Restructuring - Finland
HPP Attorneys Ltd

The Eastern Finland Court of Appeal recently ruled on a bankruptcy estate's liability for a mutual real estate company's maintenance charges.

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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