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Ahmed Murad

Why the Maldives should ratify the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Equipment Protocol

Aviation - Maldives
Mazlan & Murad Law Associates

If the Maldives ratifies the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Aircraft Equipment Protocol 2001, it is likely to have a direct and positive effect on airlines, passengers and the Maldives economy as a whole.

Bruno Floriani

Franchisees can't have their cake and eat it too: statutory disclosure exemptions have consequences

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

In recent years, many Canadian provinces have adopted franchise-specific disclosure laws with a view to remedying the inequality of bargaining power between franchisors and franchisees.

Patricia Yeung

Hong Kong protests: employment issues

Employment & Benefits - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

Since June 2019, Hong Kong has faced ongoing protest action.

Masaki Konishi

Public consultation on appropriate choice and use of Japanese yen interest rate benchmarks

Capital Markets - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

To address the risk that the London Interbank Offered Rate may be discontinued, the Cross-Industry Committee on Japanese Yen Interest Rate Benchmarks was established to recommend the appropriate choice and use of Japanese yen interest rate benchmarks depending on the type of financial transaction involved and develop transition plans for a new framework enabling the use of Japanese yen interest rate benchmarks.

Hao Zhan

Can transactions 'by steps' circumvent merger control rules?

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

A violation of the notification or standstill obligation is commonly called 'gun jumping' and can have significant legal consequences.

Carsten Vyvers

CMNI statute of limitations also applies to ship damage

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Budapest Convention on the Contract for the Carriage of Goods by Inland Waterways (CMNI) states that all claims arising from contracts regulated thereunder become time barred one year after the day on which the goods were or should have been delivered to the consignee.

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