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Muazzez Korutürk

Private expert reports and cross-examination in patent litigation

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deris Attorney At Law Partnership

As specialised IP court judges do not have technical backgrounds, expert reports are essential in patent litigation.

David Smyth

Courts confirm basis for indemnity costs

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

A couple of recent first-instance decisions demonstrate the courts' wide discretion to award costs between parties based on a higher rate of recovery (referred to as an 'indemnity basis').

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.

Matej Kosalko

Has Slovakia become an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction?

Arbitration & ADR - Slovakia
Allen & Overy Bratislava sro

In 2018 the Slovak courts addressed a number of issues while upholding arbitral awards, suggesting that the jurisdiction is becoming more arbitration friendly.

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.

Marco G Remiorz

Impact of truck cartel on transport sector

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Daimler, MAN, Volvo/Renault, DAF, Iveco and Scania are facing billion-dollar damages claims from carriers for illegal price fixing.

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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