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Karin Amberg

Competition Commission scrutinises industry associations

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Schellenberg Wittmer

In April 2018 the Swiss Competition Commission (ComCo) issued a decision concerning alleged anti-competitive agreements in the construction industry that was broadly covered in the Swiss media.

Ian Mann

Singapore and BVI courts cooperate against cross-border fraud

Private Client & Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

The Singapore Court of Appeal recently ruled to reinstate and expand a Mareva injunction against fraudster defendants in a conspiracy claim, providing strong support for an earlier decision of the BVI Commercial Court in related proceedings.

Paul Lewis

Broker not in breach of duty to advise in failing to provide oral advice in relation to duty to disclose

Insurance - United Kingdom
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

In holding that a broker was not in breach of duty by failing to give oral advice in relation to the disclosure of criminal convictions, the High Court has provided a useful reminder of the extent of a broker's duty to advise in relation to disclosure.

Colin Leckey

Where might the government's Brexit white paper lead us?

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Although massively contentious, the government's white paper proposals on the relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union post-Brexit add some flesh to the bones of what future interrelation between the two entities may look like.

Constantinos Christofi

Amendments to tax laws to facilitate loan restructuring

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Parliament recently passed a package of legislative measures that aims to encourage the resolution of non-performing loans.

Marie Berard

High Court refuses to restrain EU court proceedings brought in breach of arbitration agreement

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance LLP

The English courts will not grant anti-suit injunctions to restrain court proceedings brought in breach of arbitration clauses in the courts of other EU member states, as seen in the High Court's recent refusal of an application for anti-suit relief to restrain court proceedings in Cyprus and its grant of an anti-suit injunction targeted at court proceedings in Russia.

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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