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Brian Simms

Supreme Court identifies its jurisdictional limits to assist in trust arbitration proceedings

Arbitration & ADR - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Supreme Court recently clarified its jurisdictional limits to assist in trust-related arbitrations, ruling that it has no such jurisdiction to allow service outside an action's jurisdiction.

Héctor Elias Chagoya

Plant inventions and patent eligibility trends

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property's examination criteria was previously consistent enough to provide patent applicants with legal certainty about the eligibility of plant-related inventions.

Karen Lorenz

Suspension of limitation period in coverage dispute

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

German law provides several circumstances in which the limitation period in an insurance coverage dispute may be suspended, subject to the case facts.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition Board orders gym franchiser to revise non-compete and non-poaching clauses

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Competition Board recently published the results of its preliminary investigation into a gym franchise business following a complaint that its franchising agreements violated Law 4054 and the Block Exemption Communique on Vertical Agreements.

David Hopper

European works councils cannot slow down managerial decision making

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In the United Kingdom's first appeal case on the operation of a European works council, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that European works councils cannot slow down managerial decision making by delaying the provision of an opinion after being informed and consulted.

Fabian Huber

MDR and medical software: insurance under German law

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

To safeguard against potential liability claims under the EU Product Liability Directive, the EU Medical Device Regulation stipulates that medical device manufacturers must have measures in place to provide sufficient financial coverage.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

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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