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Sosuke Kimura

Kyoto District Court rules on raising of capital by third-party allotment

Capital Markets - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The Kyoto District Court recently ruled in favour of a shareholder's petition that a listed issuer cease an offering of its new shares by third-party allotment on the grounds that the offering had been conducted through an 'extremely unfair method', despite having been approved by a resolution at the issuer's shareholders' meeting.

Colin Leckey

Trade union's Deliveroo judicial review challenge fails

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The High Court recently dismissed a judicial review challenge to a finding by the Central Arbitration Committee that Deliveroo riders are not workers.

Suzan Kurdi

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

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

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.

Valery Narezhniy

Price increases expected following VAT changes

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The basic value added tax (VAT) rate recently increased from 18% to 20%.

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.

Emeka Akabogu

Limiting shipowner liability: how to have your cake and eat it

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Shipowners whose ships have caused damage will not want their ship to be arrested, but also will not want to pay damages to the extent of the actual claim.

OnDemand

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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