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Martyn Baudains

Plans for Guernsey deposit protection scheme to be laid out before end of 2018

Real Estate - Guernsey

The Office for the Environment and Infrastructure recently announced that a new deposit protection scheme will be planned before the end of 2018.

Klaas Meersma

For-profit hospital care: don't hold your breath

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Netherlands

For-profit hospital care is a toxic political subject.

Giorgio Subiotto

Grand Court examines master-feeder redemption procedures

Litigation - Cayman Islands

A recent Grand Court decision is significant for Cayman master-feeder fund structures.

Alexander Bissels

New maximum hiring out period expires for some contractors

Employment & Benefits - Germany

In view of a statutory transition clause in the Temporary Employment Act, for some deployment agencies the 18-month maximum hiring out period will end shortly – for external employees deployed as of 1 April 2017, the expiry date could have been the end of September 2018.

Marie Berard

State consent to arbitrate and waiver of immunity determined by clear wording of arbitration agreement

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance LLP

The High Court recently examined an application by Ukraine to set aside an enforcement award following a disputed arbitration award.

Baptiste Weijburg

Enumeration breakdown – Court of Appeals examines what constitutes a 'unit' under Hague-Visby Rules

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

In a recent case concerning the enumeration of units for the limitation of containerised cargo, the Court of Appeals was asked to determine whether the Hague-Visby Rules are compulsorily applicable if a bill of lading is not issued, what constitutes a 'unit' under the rules and what enumeration of cargo is required under Article IV.5(c) of the rules.



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