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Jan Erik Janssen

New act aims to minimise gas production from Groningen Field

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

The government aims to terminate the gas production of the large-scale Groningen Field as soon as possible.

Kirian Claeyé

Desperate times call for ex parte interim measures in patent disputes

Intellectual Property - Belgium
ALTIUS

Preliminary injunctions are rarely granted on an ex parte basis in Belgium and adversarial debates are considered a cornerstone of legal proceedings which can be deviated from only in cases of absolute necessity.

Godofredo Mendes Vianna

Brazil takes first steps to comply with IMO's 2020 sulphur emissions cap

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In 2016 the International Maritime Organisation approved a reduction of the maximum amount of sulphur that can be contained in ships' fuel oil by January 2020.

Christoph Jirak

Electric vehicles exempt from emissions-reducing speed limits

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Constitutional Court recently dealt with a complaint by an electric vehicle owner who had exceeded an Air Immission Protection Act speed limit.

Anne-Marie Bohan

Brexit and contracts – a practical guide for Irish businesses

Company & Commercial - Ireland
Matheson

Irish businesses trying to navigate the current Brexit landscape should consider the impact of events on their contractual relationships.

Amy Nevins

Court of Appeal upholds EAT decision on Asda equal pay claims

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Court of Appeal recently upheld an Employment Appeal Tribunal decision that Asda's lower-paid, predominately female retail staff can compare themselves to higher-paid, mainly male, distribution depot staff.

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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