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Suzan Kurdi

Contribution to legal costs: natural love and affection or calculated self-interest?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

When will an order for costs be made against a family member who was not a party to the underlying proceedings but who contributed significantly to funding the losing party's defence? According to a recent case, the answer is when the funder has a personal interest in the litigation..

Carsten Vyvers

CMNI statute of limitations also applies to ship damage

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Budapest Convention on the Contract for the Carriage of Goods by Inland Waterways (CMNI) states that all claims arising from contracts regulated thereunder become time barred one year after the day on which the goods were or should have been delivered to the consignee.

Brandon Heard

Certificate of supplementary protection regime: second anniversary update

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The certificate of supplementary protection (CSP) regime recently celebrated its second anniversary.

Samuel Ljubicic

Granting of security interests in Switzerland

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Until recently, Swiss regulations had no direct impact on the country's corporate lending market or the documentation of corporate loans.

Kaitlyn Gulle

It's official: all permanent employees are entitled to 10 working days' paid sick leave... for now

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The Fair Work Ombudsman recently released advice that all permanent employees are entitled to 10 days of paid personal/carer's leave for each year of their employment.

Mubashir Mansor

MAVCOM imposes fines on airline and airport operators

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Malaysian Aviation Commission recently imposed RM200,000 fines on two airline operators for charging credit card, debit card and online banking processing fees separately from their base fares in breach of the Aviation Consumer Protection Code.

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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