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Pooja Ramchandani

Casting a wider net – ESI rates amended

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Employees' State Insurance (ESI) (Central) Rules 1950 were recently amended to reduce the required rates of contribution to the statutory fund maintained by the ESI Corporation for the provision of sickness and health benefits.

Tan Meiyen

Alternative dispute resolution in insolvency and restructuring proceedings

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

Singapore is positioning itself as a hub for insolvency and restructuring.

Frode A Berntsen

Upstream parent company guarantee challenged in court for first time

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

For the first time, the Norwegian courts have ruled in a case regarding the scope of the parent company guarantee (PCG) for licensees on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

Emma West

Agent's failure to disclose relevant information: a 'Gauguin-tuan' error?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent decision concerning the sale of a Gauguin painting, the Court of Appeal confirmed that if an agent sells a principal's property and fails to disclose to the principal that it received a higher offer for the property, it will not lose its commission unless it acted dishonestly or in bad faith.

Magdalena Kotyrba

EU Medical Devices Regulation to apply from May 2020 – preparations underway

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) LLP

The existing EU legislation regulating medical devices will be replaced by the Medical Devices Regulation.

Brian Dardani

Back to formalities: recap fixture held insufficient evidence of charter contract

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Tribunal of Milan recently published a judgment analysing a common occurrence in shipping matters where a contract of charter is not incorporated into an agreement duly executed by both parties, but is instead contained in a recap fixture exchanged via email.

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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