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Foo Joon Liang

Section 30 of CIPAA – road less travelled has now widened

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

While most companies which have obtained an adjudication decision in their favour choose to apply for said decision to be enforced via Section 28 of the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act (CIPAA), the less-travelled road of demanding payment for an adjudication decision via Section 30 of the CIPAA is proving to be another effective recourse for payment – as evidenced by a recent high court decision..

Christoph Jirak

New ruling expands environmental organisations' rights in nature conservation procedures

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Higher Administrative Court issued an interesting ruling regarding the party status of environmental organisations (EOs).

Huimin Qin

Supreme People's Court promulgates opinions on copyright

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Soon after the recent adoption of the third amendment to the Copyright Law, the Supreme People's Court promulgated the Opinions on Strengthening the Protection of Copyright and Copyright-Related Rights.

Daniel Maine

Trust company's £550,000 fine demonstrates importance of effective and consistent AML procedures

White Collar Crime - Jersey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently imposed a hefty £550,000 fine on a firm for failing to ensure that, in practice, its anti-money laundering (AML) policies and procedures were being applied effectively and consistently.

Jeremy Glover

Fraserburgh Harbour Commissioners v McLaughlin & Harvey Ltd

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

In a recent case, the Outer House of the Scottish Court of Session considered whether Clause W2.4 of the New Engineering Contract 3, in the form agreed between the parties, operated as a contractual bar to preclude resorting to the courts (or arbitration) if a dispute between the parties which fell within the scope of Clause W2 had not first been referred to adjudication..

Diana Quaia

Section 232 steel and aluminium duties litigation shifts into high gear

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

It has been almost three years since the 25% duties on steel imports and the 10% duties on aluminium imports pursuant to Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act 1962 were first imposed and legal challenges are proliferating and there is renewed legislative interest in Section 232 reform.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru