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Simon Hart

Witness evidence reform: evolution not revolution?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Concern that current practice in relation to factual witness evidence does not achieve the best evidence at proportionate cost prompted the creation of the Witness Evidence Working Group to consider how the current practice could be improved in the business and property courts.

Gemma Taylor

Vegans protected by Equality Act: what does it mean for employers?

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

According to an employment tribunal in the widely reported case brought by Jordi Casamitjana, ethical veganism can be a philosophical belief that is protected under the Equality Act.

Rajasingam Gothandapani

Court of Appeal overturns High Court decision on breach of contract of carriage

Shipping & Transport - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

The Court of Appeal recently overturned a High Court decision regarding the alleged breach of a contract of carriage.

Kenneth D Basch

Changes in Brazilian withholding tax

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

The Federal Government recently issued an executive order with the potential to change the tax treatment of commercial aircraft leasing.

Irmak Yensel

Communique on compliance with principles and standards of interest-free banking

Banking - Turkey
Selvi & Ertekin

The Communique on Compliance with Principles and Standards of Interest-Free Banking entered into force in September 2019.

Radhika Gaggar

Small steps, giant leaps: 2019 in review for private client law

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Over the past year, Indian private client law took a number of small steps which were potentially giant leaps for the legal regime.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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