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Marie Berard

Court grants third party access to confidential arbitration documents for disciplinary proceedings against arbitrator

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

A recent High Court decision concerning access to confidential documents illustrates the limits to the implied duty of confidentiality arising out of arbitration proceedings in English law.

Asena Aytuğ Keser

What happens when an unquantified claim is quantifiable?

Litigation - Turkey
Gün + Partners

When the new Code of Civil Procedure was enacted in 2011, it introduced a new case type to Turkish litigation where plaintiffs file an action for receivables for an unquantified amount that is left to the courts to determine subject to dispute.

Peggy Sharon

Courts underline passengers' duty to arrive at departure gate on time

Aviation - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

Under the Aviation Services Law (Compensation and Assistance for Flight Cancellation or Change of Conditions), passengers who are denied boarding are entitled to compensation.

David Maria Marino

Changes to Solvency II make it easier for insurers to invest in economy

Insurance - European Union
DLA Piper Studio Legale Tributario Associato

The European Commission recently adopted new rules to help insurers invest in equity and private debt and provide long-term capital financing.

Guy Castegnaro

Changes to co-financing of vocational training

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

The Law of 29 August 2017 reformed the system under which the government co-finances employee vocational training in order to encourage employers to invest in developing their employees' skills while reducing the inequalities in the amount of aid provided to large and small companies.

David Schwartz

Prior user rights under recently amended Patent Act

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Budget Implementation Act 2 has brought about several changes to the Patent Act that affect the scope of protection available under Canadian patents, including a revision of Section 56, which concerns the rights of prior users of patented technologies.

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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