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Chakrapani Misra

Supreme Court holds government cannot seek preference while seeking stay on enforcement

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The Supreme Court recently considered whether an unconditional stay can be granted under Section 36 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 when the applicant is the government.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Employer liable for customer's sexual harassment of employee

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

A recent district court ruling demonstrates that an employer can be liable for a customer's sexual harassment towards an employee.

Vicky Stilwell

Who takes the cake? Copyright over baked goods

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Professional and amateur bakers are often inspired by the extravagant and intricately designed cakes shown on TV shows.

Oliver Nissen

Compensation must be offset against compensation for damages according to national law

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Court of Justice recently issued a verdict stating that compensation under the EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation must be offset against compensation claims made under national law that were caused by the same incident.

Birgit Matthiesen

Steeling for uncertainty

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Throughout the past few months, the United States and China have levied new tariffs, increased existing tariffs and imposed ever-higher retaliatory tariffs.

Nicolas Contis

Civil procedure reform: appeal proceedings regarding questions of jurisdiction clarified

Litigation - France
Kalliopé

The Supreme Court recently ended a conflict between the appeal courts and clarified that for any decision rendered exclusively on a jurisdictional issue, the party that wants to appeal such decision must file a motivated statement for appeal and, more importantly, appeal to the first president of the relevant appeal court through a formal request in order to obtain a fixed date on which the case will be heard.

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