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Michael Armstrong

Inheritance in the 21st century

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

When planning for the transfer of wealth to the next generation, families and their advisers must consider the context in which it will take place.

Morten Valen Eide

Quiet enjoyment letters – benefit to lenders?

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Quiet enjoyment letters are often used where a ship, rig or other unit being financed is subject to a long-term charterparty to govern the interrelationship between the owner, its financiers and the charterer.

Katie Lee

Procedural decisions under PMNOC Regulations: common validity issues and naming of defendants

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In two recent cases, the Federal Court considered procedural decisions in actions under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.

Bram Woltering

Unauthorised filing of trademarks by agent or representative

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The District Court of Gelderland recently rendered a judgment on the subject of unauthorised agent or representative filings.

Andy McGregor

Court of Appeal upholds decision on importance of industry standard documents in conflicting jurisdiction clauses

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently upheld a High Court decision highlighting the risk that English and Italian courts may reach different decisions on the underlying factual background of related disputes even where the disputes could be said to fall under different agreements.

Ajay Bhargava

Award replacing contractual provisions with new terms "shocks the conscience" of Supreme Court

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The question of whether a contract can be amended retroactively was raised in the arbitration proceedings between Ssangyong and the National Highways Authority of India.

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