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Robert Lane

CCUS policy – is the United Kingdom ready to capture the opportunity?

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) recently published its proposals for business models for carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS).

David Maria Marino

W&I insurance – IVASS clears up some uncertainties

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper Studio Legale Tributario Associato

IVASS (the Italian insurance regulator) recently clarified that warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance policies do not fall within the scope of Article 4 of IVASS Regulation 29/2009 concerning risks connected to valuation gains and losses resulting from corporate transactions.

Ebele Ikpeoyi

Employment law considerations during mergers

Employment & Benefits - Nigeria
Bloomfield Law

Mergers are one way in which companies can increase their revenue and expand their business.

Takayuki Inoue

New plea bargaining system in practice

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Since Japan's first plea bargaining system was introduced in June 2018, prosecutors have used plea bargains in two cases, the second of which led to the dramatic arrest of Carlos Ghosn, former CEO and chair of Renault-Nissan, on the tarmac of Haneda Airport in November 2018.

Gordon Drakes

Economic duress and franchising: when does a threat not to enter into a contract amount to economic duress?

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal considered whether a threat not to enter a contract could amount to economic duress, holding that it would not unless the threat was made in bad faith.

Okan Can

Supreme Court clarifies non-use debate

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deris Attorney At Law Partnership

The Supreme Court recently issued a decision regarding non-use cancellation actions and the retroactive enforcement of Article 9 of the Industrial Property Code (IP Code).

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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