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Sandra Coelen

Netherlands confronted with €1.4 billion ICSID claim in first Dutch investor-state arbitration

Arbitration & ADR - Netherlands
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

A German electricity generation company recently filed a request for arbitration against the Netherlands at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

Samantha Conolly

Advance healthcare directives

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In 2019 the Health Care Decisions Act was implemented in the Cayman Islands.

Antony Sassi

Court of Appeal sets aside contempt regarding statement of truth

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal allowed the defendant's appeal against a lower court's finding that he had made a false statement of truth with respect to an admission in a defence filed on behalf of a company.

Nan Jiang

Punitive damages highlighted in new judicial interpretation on food safety

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Interpretation on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Laws in the Trial of Civil Cases Involving Disputes over Food Safety (I) recently came into force.

William Wortley

Online harms: the regulator

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The government has confirmed the Office of Communications (Ofcom) as the regulator of the online harms regime.

Chris Mcgarvey

Future of renewables in Scotland: Hydrogen Policy Statement

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

The Scottish government recently released its Hydrogen Policy Statement together with the Scottish Hydrogen Assessment.

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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