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Joanne Huckle

Q&A on Cayman AML regime: service providers, delegation and risk-based approach

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The government and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority are well aware that it is imperative that the Cayman Islands is not only perceived to, but does in fact, play a central role in the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.

Stephan Erbe

FDFA opens consultation procedure on CLNI 2012

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) recently opened a consultation procedure on the Strasbourg Convention on the Limitation of Liability in Inland Navigation 2012 and its implementation (ie, an amendment to the Swiss Maritime Navigation Act).

Andy McGregor

Court of Appeal upholds decision on importance of industry standard documents in conflicting jurisdiction clauses

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently upheld a High Court decision highlighting the risk that English and Italian courts may reach different decisions on the underlying factual background of related disputes even where the disputes could be said to fall under different agreements.

Sanaya F Vachha

Penalty imposed on electric cable manufacturers for non-disclosure of material information

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Competition Commission recently initiated proceedings against 18 electric cable manufacturers which had engaged in deceptive marketing practices under the Competition Act by failing to disclose to consumers that there were cash/cash coupons in the packaging of electric wire cable bundles.

David Hanke

Foreign investors are watching for CFIUS negative or positive list

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is drafting the implementing regulations for the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernisation Act.

David Schwartz

Canada introduces Bill C-100: step towards ratification of NAFTA 2.0

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In a step towards ratifying the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the government recently introduced Bill C-100, entitled "An Act to implement the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States", in Parliament.

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