International Law Office

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Luke Tapp

Labour law modernisation efforts continue

Employment & Benefits - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

After a busy 12 months for the development of labour laws in the United Arab Emirates, the authorities look set to continue to focus on modernisation efforts in 2019.

Keith Robinson

Family office proposition – review of case law

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen

Bermuda has historically flown beneath the radar when it comes to promoting itself as the ideal location for the establishment of a family office.

Jesper Windahl

Carrier subject to unlimited liability for theft of products from trailer

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A recent Maritime and Commercial Court ruling highlights that a carrier may be exposed to unlimited liability for loss resulting from a failure to adhere to a shipper's demands regarding special precautions, even when these demands do not follow from the parties overall cooperation agreement.

Christopher Benson

UKIPO considers distinctiveness of OKAYEST for consumer products

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

In 2016 McMug Ltd successfully filed a UK trademark application for the mark OKAYEST for a number of products, including beer mugs, chinaware and flasks.

Monic Nisa Devina

New Bank Indonesia regulation on prudential rules for offshore debt and FX-denominated liabilities

Banking - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Bank Indonesia recently issued an umbrella regulation on the application of prudential norms.

Carlos P Martins

Class action regarding flight passes denied certification

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

The Quebec Supreme Court recently declined to certify a class action based on the application of certain sections of the Consumer Protection Act or its Alberta equivalent to flight passes sold by Air Canada.

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