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Nicola Roberts

Court rules on limitation period for breach of directors' duties

Company & Commercial - Jersey

The Jersey limitation period for claims against directors for breach of duty under Article 74 of the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 has not been definitively decided by the Jersey Royal Court.

Christine Reilly

First ringless voicemail message TCPA decision sides with plaintiff

Telecoms - USA
Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP

A federal judge in Michigan was the first to declare in a published dispositive opinion that a ringless voicemail message (RVM) is a 'call' regulated by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Valery Narezhniy

New approach to beneficial owners of income

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The Federal Tax Service (FTS) recently issued a letter providing an extensive explanation of the tax authorities' application of the beneficial owner of income (BOI) concept.

Sung-Nam Kim

Supreme Court rules that AMERICAN UNIVERSITY trademark is inherently distinctive

Intellectual Property - South Korea
Kim & Chang

The Supreme Court recently ruled en banc that the AMERICAN UNIVERSITY trademark was sufficiently distinctive among South Korean consumers to be registered in connection with university education services, instruction services and other designated services.

Urša Kranjc

Competition Protection Agency adopts commitments for Renault

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

In 2017 the Competition Protection Agency initiated proceedings against Renault.

Raja Nadhil Aqran bin Raja Ahmad Aminollah

Lewdness in flight

Aviation - Malaysia

A Bangladeshi man was recently caught committing lewd acts on a flight departing from Kuala Lumpur International Airport.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey