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Valerie Allan

OGA launches mediation pilot for resolving UKCS licence disputes

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) recently launched a year-long UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) mediation pilot, which aims to test the extent to which mediation can assist in resolving disputes involving licences in the UKCS.

Riza Gümbüşoğlu

Supreme Court revokes its decision on service date of electronic notifications

Litigation - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Supreme Court recently examined the date on which an addressee had viewed an electronic notification.

Simon Tolson

Are milestone payments an adequate payment mechanism in construction contracts?

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

The Court of Appeal recently considered whether milestone payments in a construction contract constituted an adequate mechanism for payment in terms of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, as amended.

Nancy Pei

Life sciences intellectual property: 2019 highlights

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

There have been a number of key developments in Canadian life sciences IP and regulatory law over the past 12 months, including significant amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations, a number of biosimilars developments relating to approvals, pending submissions and naming and the second anniversaries of the certificate of supplementary protection regime and the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations..

Andy McGregor

Bitcoin is 'property' and can therefore be subject of proprietary injunction

Banking - United Kingdom
RPC

Following recent case law on the matter, the High Court has found that bitcoin can be 'property' and can therefore be the subject of a proprietary injunction.

Elsebeth Aaes-Jørgensen

Reduction of working hours during pregnancy did not constitute gender discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The Board of Equal Treatment recently concluded that the fact that a replacement worker in a cleaning company had received fewer shifts during her pregnancy did not constitute gender discrimination.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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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