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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.

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.

Shane D Todd

Government appoints new expert panel on labour standards

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The federal government has established an independent expert panel to provide advice and conduct consultations on the modernisation of labour standards in Part III of the Canada Labour Code.

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.

Francisco Venetucci

Bunker supply and VAT

Shipping & Transport - Argentina
Venetucci & Asociados

The question of whether foreign-flagged ships involved in international trade are subject to value added tax (VAT) when supplying bunkers in Argentina is frequently posed.

Donna M Parisi

ISDA proposes amendments to 2014 Credit Derivatives Definitions relating to narrowly tailored credit events

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association recently published proposed amendments to its 2014 Credit Derivatives Definitions relating to narrowly tailored credit events.

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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