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Ignacio Garcia

Change of Supreme Court doctrine regarding limitation periods in employment actions

Employment & Benefits - Chile
Porzio Rios Garcia

The Supreme Court recently decided a variation on limitation periods for employment actions – the so-called 'content doctrine' – which stresses the nature of relief sought by plaintiffs.

Geraldine Elliott

Enforceable oral contracts – Supreme Court looks to conduct and context

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Supreme Court recently showed that it is reluctant to find an agreement too vague or uncertain to be enforced where the parties intended to be contractually bound and acted on their agreement.

Ian Mann

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

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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.

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.

Chen Yingnan

Government issues new policies and regulations to develop PV industry

Energy & Natural Resources - China
Broad & Bright

As photovoltaic (PV) technology advances, development and construction costs continue to decrease.

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.

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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