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Susan I Gault-Brown

SEC clarifies investment adviser standard of conduct

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued an interpretive release designed to reaffirm, and in some cases clarify, the standard of conduct that investment advisers owe to their clients.

Kay C Georgi

Why ITAR empowered officials must be empowered and know ITAR

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

A company recently entered into a $400,000, 18-month consent agreement with the Department of State, Directorate of Defence Trade Controls (DDTC) to settle six alleged violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Charles Allen

Costs recovery for DIY litigation

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Hong Kong has a high incidence of litigants in person, which is largely explained by the cost of civil litigation generally, the absence of class actions, contingent fee arrangements and third-party funding of most civil claims, and the financial eligibility limits for civil legal aid.

Federico De Noriega

Cashless money transactions – Mexico's new payment method

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

Digital collection (CoDi) is the latest electronic payment method developed by the Mexican Central Bank, designed to reduce the use of cash and promote competition, while incorporating larger sections of the population into the formal financial sector.

Brandon Heard

Supreme Court of Canada denies Apotex leave to appeal in two cases

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Supreme Court of Canada has denied Apotex leave to appeal in two recent cases.

Eleanor Midwinter

The bunker balance – owners consider liquefied natural gas in advance of 2020

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Using liquefied natural gas (LNG) rather than fuel oil is one of a range of options available to owners seeking to comply with the International Maritime Organisation's 2020 regulations.

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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