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Simon Tilling

Chemicals regulation after Brexit: blueprints for BPR, CLP and PIC regimes

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

Draft regulations have been laid before Parliament to ensure that regimes governing biocidal products, hazardous chemicals and chemical classification can continue to operate after Brexit.

Robert Gilroy

Doctrine of unjust enrichment may deprive named beneficiaries of life insurance proceeds

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

Designated beneficiaries of a life insurance policy have traditionally had a high degree of certainty that they would be entitled to the policy proceeds on the death of the insured.

Oludare Senbore

Financial inclusion: Central Bank of Nigeria introduces payment service banks

Banking - Nigeria
Aluko and Oyebode

In a bid to promote a sound financial system and enhance access to financial services for low-income earners and the unbanked segments of the Nigerian population, the Central Bank of Nigeria recently issued the Guidelines for Licensing and Regulation of Payment Service Banks (PSBs) in Nigeria.

Guy Castegnaro

Notable Labour Court of Appeal decisions in 2018

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

The Labour Court of Appeal issued a number of notable decisions in 2018.

Marie Berard

Enforcement of arbitral award against sovereign state requires service through diplomatic channels

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently considered whether service of formal court documentation on a state party is a necessary requirement when seeking to enforce an arbitral award against it or whether service can be dispensed with.

Arthur Shay

Cable TV operators battle media on demand

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission (NCC) recently authorised Chunghwa Telecom, the largest telecoms operator in Taiwan, to use aggregate channels for its media-on-demand service.

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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