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Gordon Drakes

Managing supply chain risk in franchise systems – proposed changes to insolvency regime

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Against the backdrop of a number of high-profile business failures in the UK retail sector, the government has issued a report on the insolvency regime, which will affect the operation of termination rights in supply agreements.

Katie Lee

Federal Court dismisses Servier's application for order of prohibition regarding salt patent

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court recently dismissed Servier's application for a prohibition order under the pre-amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations for Canadian Patent 2,423,825 regarding a perindopril arginine/amlodipine product (Servier's Viacoram).

Man Mohan Sharma

Supreme Court delivers second landmark cartel judgment

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

In October 2018 the Supreme Court issued a landmark judgment in which it upheld the appeals of 44 liquefied petroleum gas cylinder manufacturers and dismissed the earlier finding of bid rigging.

Stuart Blaugrund

Practical insights for employers considering mandatory arbitration programmes following Epic Systems

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

One year after the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Epic Systems – which paved the way for employers to force employees to waive their right to bring class actions – this article revisits the court's decision and the pros and cons of mandatory arbitration programmes with class action waivers..

Kenneth D Basch

Aircraft repossession: judiciary fails to uphold local law or Cape Town Convention

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

Following developments earlier in 2019, aircraft repossession has continued to be in the spotlight – yet again with regard to the Oceanair Linhas Aéreas SA (commonly known as 'Avianca Brazil') bankruptcy and, in particular, the experience of lessors that sought repossession of leased aircraft therefrom.

James Morgan-Payler

Construction disputes: maximising time and cost efficiencies

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

In construction disputes, a significant amount of legal time (and therefore expense) is often spent simply locating and trying to understand the relevance of key documents because of poor document management practices throughout the project lifecycle.

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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