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Zeina Obeid

An alternative solution: judicial mediation

Arbitration & ADR - Lebanon
Obeid Law Firm

In line with Lebanon's pro-alternative dispute resolution attitude, a further option in the form of judicial mediation was recently made available to parties through the implementation of Law 82.

Suzan Kurdi

Watch out! Internal settlement negotiations may not always remain internal – West Ham v E20

Litigation - United Kingdom

The Court of Appeal recently found that communications discussing a commercial proposal to settle an existing dispute are not privileged and are therefore subject to scrutiny by the court.

Carlos Ramos Miranda

New president bans fracking

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In his inaugural address, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador confirmed that fracking will be prohibited in Mexico.

Abigail Ruiz

Companies' criminal and administrative liability

White Collar Crime - Mexico
Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC

Historically, only individuals could commit crimes in Mexico.

Tom Ekeberg

David versus Goliath: local soft drink maker takes on Coca-Cola in trademark case

Intellectual Property - Norway

In anticipation of the court's decision in the recent trademark infringement case between The Coca-Cola Company and O Mathisen AS, this article looks at the development of the case, which has all of the ingredients to be a memorable trademark conflict.

Constantinos Christofi

New tax exemptions and allowances for film and audiovisual production industry

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Income Tax Law was recently amended to provide an exemption of up to 50% for income derived from the production of films, series and other relevant audiovisual media.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey