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Rhidian David

Preparing for a no-deal Brexit: master agreements on financial services

Derivatives - France
Hughes Hubbard & Reed

In January 2019 France passed Act 2019-75, which authorised the government to take measures to prepare for the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union without a deal by way of ministerial orders, particularly in the area of financial services.

Rainer Herzig

Social security system to undergo restructure – but will it achieve cost savings?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Austrian social security system has been characterised by regional and occupational fragmentation and the domination of employee representatives.

Joanne Edwards

Practical process of obtaining a nuptial agreement

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The practical process of entering into a nuptial agreement may not be as difficult as it first seems.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

Did you pack your own bag? Appeal court overturns lost luggage claim

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

The Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals recently overturned a first-instance decision concerning a laptop lost on an Aeromexico flight from New York to Buenos Aires.

Kevin Dam

What constitutes copyright in South Africa and how can it be protected?

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Under South African statute, the owner of copyright in a work is given the exclusive right to perform certain specified acts in respect of that work or to authorise others to do so, thus preventing unauthorised persons from performing those acts.

Richard Brown

This is not a wind up: BVI court approves restructuring provisional liquidation

Insolvency & Restructuring - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

In a major development in BVI insolvency law and practice, the Commercial Court recently held that provisional liquidation is available to facilitate a restructuring.

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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