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Brian Dardani

Decision on shipbrokers' informative obligations

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

A significant recent judgment by the Genoa Court of Appeal examined the extent and nature of the informative duties imposed on shipbrokers under Italian law.

Paul Ranjard

TRAB releases statistical analysis on 2018 trademark administrative cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Trademark Review and Adjudication Board (TRAB) has released analysis of its decisions that were challenged before the courts in 2018.

Hao Zhan

Can transactions 'by steps' circumvent merger control rules?

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

A violation of the notification or standstill obligation is commonly called 'gun jumping' and can have significant legal consequences.

Maria Kosteska Fägerquist

Supreme Court strengthens impression that arbitral awards usually stand despite tribunal's procedural errors

Litigation - Sweden
Wistrand

Recent case law confirms that the Swedish courts uphold the general principle that awards finalise a dispute between parties.

Guy Castegnaro

Draft law amends right to leave for family reasons and clarifies reclassification provisions

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

A bill amending articles of the Labour Code relating to family leave and professional reclassification was recently tabled in the Chamber of Deputies.

Masaki Konishi

Public consultation on appropriate choice and use of Japanese yen interest rate benchmarks

Banking - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

To address the risk that the London Interbank Offered Rate may be discontinued, the Cross-Industry Committee on Japanese Yen Interest Rate Benchmarks was established to recommend the appropriate choice and use of Japanese yen interest rate benchmarks depending on the type of financial transaction involved and develop transition plans for a new framework enabling the use of Japanese yen interest rate benchmarks.

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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