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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..

Jesper Tiberg

Do parties have an absolute right to dispute in person in Sweden?

Arbitration & ADR - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, virtual hearings have become a common alternative to in-person hearings globally.

Lisa Cabel

Human rights tribunal – childcare obligations require accommodation

Employment & Immigration - Canada
KPMG Law

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recently found that an employer's failure to accommodate an employee's childcare obligations violated the Human Rights Code.

Alexander Vogel

Reporting of beneficial ownership in private equity transactions

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Swiss law rules that the ultimate beneficial owners of a Swiss corporation must be disclosed to the company.

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.

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..

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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