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Manuela Grassi

Time barred: court rejects contract claim based on limitation period

Litigation - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

A client company recently sued a leading Italian bank, arguing that the interest rate swap contracts concluded between the parties should be declared null and void because, among other things, no master agreement had been executed and the contracts had allegedly been concluded in violation of the bank's general duties of correctness and delay.

Jeevan Ballav Panda

Enforcement of foreign awards: does violation of legal provision equate to contravention of fundamental policy?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

In 2013 the Supreme Court held that the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award can be refused only if it is contrary to, among other things, the 'fundamental policy of Indian law'.

Philip Lapin

Save money: renew all trademark registrations now

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The new trademark law will take effect on 17 June 2019.

Beat Mumenthaler

New rules for reorganising financially distressed companies

Insolvency & Restructuring - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

In June 2018 the House of Representatives narrowly voted to support a bill which proposes additional protection from claw-back actions for creditors which grant loans that are pre‑approved by an insolvency administrator.

Toni Lorenzo

Court of Appeal maintains interim springboard injunction in team moves case

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

A recent Court of Appeal judgment is a helpful reminder of the applicable legal tests in securing an interim springboard injunction.

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.

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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