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Mark W Atwood

DOT proposes to define 'unfair' and 'deceptive' practices

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

One of the most significant roles of the Department of Transportation (DOT) is to protect airline consumers from unfair and deceptive practices and unfair methods of competition by air carriers and ticket agents.

David Schwartz

CIPO deadlines extended

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has further extended patent, trademark and industrial design deadlines fixed under the relevant legislation.

Richard Schmidt

Supreme Court judgment: choice of law by conduct in litigation?

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

Can parties' conduct during litigation amount to an implied choice-of-law agreement based on EU Regulation 593/2008? This article analyses a recent Supreme Court judgment concerning this question.

Emily Gilmore

COVID-19 Weekly Report (6-12 April 2020)

Private Client & Offshore Services - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Declan Groarke

Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme introduced

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The government has introduced the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme to incentivise employers to retain employees on the payroll where possible (replacing the emergency COVID-19 Employer Refund Scheme).

Ashok Kumar Mahadev Ranai

Prospectivity trumps retrospectivity and, no, it's not fake news

Construction - Malaysia

Prior to recent Federal Court decisions, there was a cloud of uncertainty arising from conflicting decisions as to whether the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (CIPAA) applies prospectively or retrospectively.



Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany


Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan


Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom