International Law Office

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Alison G FitzGerald

Singapore Convention: update on enforcing mediated settlement agreements

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (Singapore Convention) has been signed by 46 states and will come into force six months after being ratified by at least three state parties.

Samuel Yang

Email addresses and location information likely to fall within scope of 'personal information'

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The draft Civil Code was recently submitted to the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress for a third reading.

Keith Robinson

Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

A recent Supreme Court judgment has once again confirmed Bermuda's status as a sophisticated, arbitration-friendly jurisdiction.

Cristina Tudoras

Directors' confidentiality obligations

Company & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

Under Romanian law, the scope and duration of a director's confidentiality obligations must be agreed in the mandate agreement to be concluded between the director and their company.

Antony Sassi

Permission to appeal order for production of documents to liquidators refused

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The Court of Appeal has refused permission to appeal an apparently wide-ranging order for the production of documents made in favour of the liquidators in China Medical Technologies Inc v Tsang.

Takuya Mima

Patent Act revisions: new evidence collection system and damages calculation methodology

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Japan's patent litigation system has often been said to offer insufficient protection to patentees.

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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