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Matthew Kirtland

Monster Energy distribution dispute: amicus briefs do not create evident partiality

Arbitration & ADR - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright

In a six-year dispute between Monster Energy Co and City Beverages, LLC d/b/a Olympic Eagles Distributing (Olympic), a judge sitting in the Central District of California has denied Olympic's motion to compel arbitration in a forum other than the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS), finding that the JAMS' filing of two amicus briefs did not create reasonable doubt as to its partiality..

Caroline von Nussbaum

Exceptional authorisations for rapid COVID-19 tests for laypeople

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

Besides vaccination, one of the most important measures to counter the COVID-19 pandemic is to test people for the virus and order them to quarantine if necessary.

Valery Narezhniy

New approach to differentiation of intragroup service and shareholder activity expenses

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

In recent years, intragroup services provided by foreign parent companies to their Russian subsidiaries have come under scrutiny.

Marcel Meinhardt

New unilateral conduct rules significantly broadened

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

Parliament recently approved a counterproposal to the Fair Price Initiative, thereby revising the Cartel Act and adopting the concept of 'relative market power'.

Carsten Vyvers

Do not leave your package unattended

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In 2019 the Stuttgart Regional Court considered a dispute about claims for damages following a vehicle transfer from Turkey to Germany.

Andrew Osborne

Important amendments to document-keeping guidance for sponsors of workers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office recently clarified the documentation that sponsors of workers must keep regarding their recruitment activity.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

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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