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Michael Harowski

Supreme Court to decide availability of punitive damages for seafarer's unseaworthiness claim

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

The Supreme Court will soon decide whether a Jones Act seafarer can recover punitive damages in a personal injury suit based on a vessel's unseaworthiness.

Željka Rostaš Blažeković

Overview of acts and warnings regarding virtual currencies

Banking - Croatia
Porobija & Porobija

Virtual currencies and attempts to categorise them have attracted widespread attention.

Alvin Tang

Directors duty to act in company's best interests: how much is too much?

Company & Commercial - Malaysia
Bodipalar Ponnudurai De Silva

A recent case suggests that there are limits to the way in which directors can act when taking steps to protect a company.

Nick Williams

Undue influence affecting settlors in exercising powers of revocation

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

A recent Royal Court decision arose out of an attempt by the settlors of trusts to exercise their power to revoke the trusts.

Siofra Maguire

Clarity for insurers seeking to join proceedings

Insurance - Ireland
Matheson

The April 2018 decision of Bin Sun v Jason Price provides a useful summary of the circumstances in which a party can be joined as a co-defendant against the wishes of a plaintiff.

Thiago Jabor Pinheiro

Anti-corruption: legislative changes and enforcement

White Collar Crime - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Brazil has seen extensive legal changes and enforcement efforts against corruption over the past few years.

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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