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Emma West

Agent's failure to disclose relevant information: a 'Gauguin-tuan' error?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent decision concerning the sale of a Gauguin painting, the Court of Appeal confirmed that if an agent sells a principal's property and fails to disclose to the principal that it received a higher offer for the property, it will not lose its commission unless it acted dishonestly or in bad faith.

Carla Feakins

Employee ordered to pay more than £500,000 in legal costs in breach of restrictive covenants and data privacy case

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Following a trial in the High Court where an employer was awarded final injunctions to prohibit a former employee from breaching post-termination restrictions, the losing employee was ordered to pay 90% of his former employer's legal bill.

Craig Cordle

The list goes on – why Guernsey bridges gap between funds and stock exchanges

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

It is well known that new investment company listings have been relatively sporadic of late – this is not entirely due to Brexit, but it is clear that Brexit has stalled a number of fundraisings which have gone out to market.

Maximilian Guth

Pleasure yacht insurance: navigating without up-to-date charts and proper voyage plan

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a notable hull insurance case, the Celle Court of Appeal dismissed an action brought by an assured pleasure yacht owner who had been sailing on the Baltic Sea and ran aground.

Frode A Berntsen

Upstream parent company guarantee challenged in court for first time

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

For the first time, the Norwegian courts have ruled in a case regarding the scope of the parent company guarantee (PCG) for licensees on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

Simona Zangrandi

Growth Decree – an overview

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale Tributario Biscozzi Nobili

The recently passed Growth Decree has introduced a number of tax provisions which apply to various sectors.

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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