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K Shanti Mogan

Court rules on threshold to set aside arbitral award that conflicts with public policy

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

The Federal Court recently clarified the high threshold required for an arbitral award to be set aside on grounds of public policy pursuant to Section 37 of the Arbitration Act.

Carlos Ramos Miranda

CRE endorses retailers' use of benefit and loyalty programmes

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Energy Regulatory Commission recently confirmed that certain business models used by retailers of refined products (eg, diesel and gasoline) are valid and stimulate competition in the market to the benefit of customers.

Paula Gutiérrez

Preliminary injunctions granted against Blablatel Mobile for parallel imports

Intellectual Property - European Union
Grau & Angulo

In October 2018 the EU Trademark Court Number 1 of Alicante granted the interim injunction application filed by Xiaomi Inc against Blablatel Mobile SL for trademark infringement due to the parallel import of technological products from outside the European Economic Area.

David Nelson

Capital call facilities – LPA and side letter review

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Along with the growth and maturity of the fund finance market, funds and their counsel have become increasingly familiar with lenders' limited partnership agreement (LPA) requirements.

César Navarro

New Data Protection Act introduces digital rights for employees

Employment & Benefits - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

The new Data Protection Act was recently published in the Official State Gazette, transposing the EU General Data Protection Regulation into Spanish law.

Alexander Vogel

Federal Council adopts implementing provisions for new fintech licence

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

From 1 January 2019 companies that operate beyond the core activities characteristic for banks will be able to accept public funds of up to Sfr100 million on a professional basis subject to simplified requirements.

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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