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Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Regulation in Guernsey – what happens when it goes wrong

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

In a 2018 decision, the Royal Court showed how far reaching penalties and sanctions can be when an individual working in a regulated industry fails to put the right procedures in place or is unaware of a rule or requirement.

Anke C Sessler

2018 DIS Arbitration Rules – one year on

Arbitration & ADR - Germany
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

In March 2018 the German Arbitration Institute's (DIS's) new arbitration rules came into force.

Michael Harowski

Supreme Court precludes punitive damages for unseaworthiness claims

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has precluded the recovery of punitive damages for unseaworthiness claims.

Joe Sebestyen

Reference re Environmental Management Act (British Columbia): one step forward for Trans Mountain

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

A recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision is significant because it has removed (for now at least) one of the barriers to the development and construction of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.

Kay C Georgi

Why ITAR empowered officials must be empowered and know ITAR

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

A company recently entered into a $400,000, 18-month consent agreement with the Department of State, Directorate of Defence Trade Controls (DDTC) to settle six alleged violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Magdalena Kotyrba

EU Medical Devices Regulation to apply from May 2020 – preparations underway

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) LLP

The existing EU legislation regulating medical devices will be replaced by the Medical Devices Regulation.

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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