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Marcel Meinhardt

Linked ETSs to benefit energy-intensive industries

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The CO2 Agreement between Switzerland and the European Union aims to link the Swiss and EU emissions trading systems (ETSs) to allow energy-intensive industries which currently participate in only the Swiss ETS to access the more dynamic EU emissions market.

Brian Simms

Supreme Court identifies its jurisdictional limits to assist in trust arbitration proceedings

Litigation - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Supreme Court recently clarified its jurisdictional limits to assist in trust-related arbitrations, ruling that it has no such jurisdiction to allow service outside an action's jurisdiction.

Stephen P Kranz

Vultures circling as bill to expand CFCA to tax looms in legislature

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

Legislators in Sacramento are mulling over one of the most (if not the most) troubling state and local tax bills of the past decade.

Héctor Elias Chagoya

Plant inventions and patent eligibility trends

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property's examination criteria was previously consistent enough to provide patent applicants with legal certainty about the eligibility of plant-related inventions.

Samuel Beighton

UK competition authority continues to penalise individuals for competition law infringements

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recently publicised the disqualification of three individuals from acting as directors as a consequence of their company's involvement in an infringement of UK competition law.

Bryony Gold

What a future without social media 'likes' could mean for industry

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird

From Facebook's 'thumbs up' to Reddit's 'upvote' and Instagram's and Tik-Tok's 'likes', so-called 'vanity metrics' used by social media platforms are ubiquitous.

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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