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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.

Ashleigh Carr

Proprietary estoppel claims – lessons from recent case law

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Proprietary estoppel claims often arise in a farming and/or family context and 2018 was a bumper year for such claims.

Héctor Elias Chagoya

Multiple dependent claims: clarity over cost

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC

The need to control costs in jurisdictions where government fees increase substantially based on the number of claims often forces patent practitioners to use various claim drafting strategies, including multiple dependent claims.

Jeffrey Kleywegt

Legislature introduces possibility to claim mass damages in collective action proceedings

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Senate recently adopted the Bill on Redress of Mass Damages in Collective Actions (RMDCA).

David R Hamill

Border update: importers should expect slowdowns and delays

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

While various news accounts have now indicated that President Trump will not close the US-Mexico border, the administration will take further actions.

Marie Berard

Court upholds tribunal's jurisdiction over settlement agreement lacking express arbitration clause

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently found that a tribunal had jurisdiction over a dispute that arose from a settlement agreement lacking an express arbitration clause.

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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