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Eleanor Midwinter

The bunker balance – owners consider liquefied natural gas in advance of 2020

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Using liquefied natural gas (LNG) rather than fuel oil is one of a range of options available to owners seeking to comply with the International Maritime Organisation's 2020 regulations.

Chelon Carr-Newbold

New tax reforms in effect

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

In the 2019/2020 Budget Communication the government announced various tax reforms which came into effect on 1 July 2019.

Charles Allen

Costs recovery for DIY litigation

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Hong Kong has a high incidence of litigants in person, which is largely explained by the cost of civil litigation generally, the absence of class actions, contingent fee arrangements and third-party funding of most civil claims, and the financial eligibility limits for civil legal aid.

Hao Zhan

Essential provisions in Chinese reinsurance contracts

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

During the past five years, the Chinese courts and arbitration institutions have handled major disputes relating to reinsurance contracts.

Zhan Yang

Unreliable Entity List embraces abuse of dominance under Anti-monopoly Law

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Commerce of China recently announced the establishment of an Unreliable Entity List (UEL) targeting foreign entities and individuals that (among other things) fail to comply with the principles of the market economy or threaten China's national security.

Kay C Georgi

Why ITAR empowered officials must be empowered and know ITAR

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

A company recently entered into a $400,000, 18-month consent agreement with the Department of State, Directorate of Defence Trade Controls (DDTC) to settle six alleged violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

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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