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Chakrapani Misra

Arbitrability of consumer disputes: loophole in Booz Allen framework?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The Supreme Court recently ruled that consumer disputes are incapable of being submitted to arbitration, placing them in the infamous category of 'non-arbitrable' subjects in India.

Simon Tilling

Chemicals regulation after Brexit: blueprints for BPR, CLP and PIC regimes

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

Draft regulations have been laid before Parliament to ensure that regimes governing biocidal products, hazardous chemicals and chemical classification can continue to operate after Brexit.

Godofredo Mendes Vianna

Brazil takes first steps to comply with IMO's 2020 sulphur emissions cap

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In 2016 the International Maritime Organisation approved a reduction of the maximum amount of sulphur that can be contained in ships' fuel oil by January 2020.

Lucy Lewis

Redundancy protection for pregnancy and maternity to be extended?

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government recently published a consultation paper extending protection from redundancy for pregnant women, women who have returned to work after maternity leave and new parents.

Michael Woller

Influencer marketing – Advertising Council adopts specific rules

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

'Influencer marketing' means taking advantage of bloggers and other persons who have their own social media channels to promote goods and services.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

Did you pack your own bag? Appeal court overturns lost luggage claim

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

The Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals recently overturned a first-instance decision concerning a laptop lost on an Aeromexico flight from New York to Buenos Aires.

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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