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Lia Alizia

Partnership agreements in view of Manpower Law

Employment & Benefits - Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S

One of the most common ways in which a company can use a person's services is by entering into a partnership agreement and thereby treating them as a partner instead of an employee.

Costas Stamatiou

English translation of merchant shipping law made available

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Deputy Ministry of Shipping has announced that an English translation of the Merchant Shipping (Recognition and Authorisation of Organisations) Law 2011 is now available on its website.

Elsie F Hakim

OJK issues umbrella regulation for fintech development and establishes regulatory sandbox regime

Banking - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Until recently, the Financial Services Authority (OJK) had never issued an overarching regulation governing the development of the fintech sector as a whole or replicating the sandbox regime and pre-audit mechanism established by Bank Indonesia for fintech in the payments arena.

Cesare Galli

Claims, infringement and the doctrine of equivalents – a case law perspective

Intellectual Property - European Union
IP Law Galli

The doctrine of equivalents, which forms the basis of the patent system and is codified in the original version of the Protocol on the Interpretation of Article 69 of the European Patent Convention, is fundamental for achieving a balance between the rights of patent owners and those of the market.

Sam Luttrell

Unchartered waters – sovereign risk in deep seabed mining

Energy & Natural Resources - International
Clifford Chance LLP

The deep seabed mining (DSM) industry is growing rapidly, expanding beyond national jurisdiction and onto the high seas.

Asli Tezcan

Communique on procedures and principles regarding capital loss and insolvency introduced

Insolvency & Restructuring - Turkey
Acar & Ergonen Law Firm

The Communique on the Procedures and Principles regarding the Application of Article 376 of the Commercial Code recently came into force.



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