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Benjamin Barrat

High Court clarifies procedure for registration and enforcement of ICSID awards

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently confirmed that the procedure for the registration and enforcement of an award made pursuant to the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention does not require service of the claim form.

Mathieu Laurent

Unforeseeability theory developments in aftermath of COVID-19 crisis

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

To counterbalance the negative economic impact that the COVID-19 lockdown measures have triggered, Luxembourg has introduced several regulatory and legislative measures to limit or at least mitigate the financial difficulties that many businesses may face in order to avoid bankruptcy.

Li Ma

SAMR to launch nationwide campaign against free-riding in healthcare sector

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 outbreak, the State Administration for Market Regulation recently issued the Notice on Eliminating Copycats of Famous Hospitals and Other Healthcare Institutions.

Nick Jacob

Family governance in the digital age

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The COVID-19 pandemic has had two major implications for family governance structures.

Carmen Verdonck

BCA confirms that merger control rules apply to creation of loco-regional hospital networks

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Belgium
ALTIUS

The Belgian Competition Authority's (BCA's) latest note reiterates that competition law rules concerning merger control fully apply to the creation of local hospital networks as required under the Act of 28 February 2019.

David Maria Marino

Fair and balanced insurance contracts – recent Supreme Court rulings

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

In two separate orders, the Supreme Court has reiterated certain principles that should be used as guidance for interpreting insurance clauses with a view to ensuring a fair balance between the insured's rights and the insurer's obligations.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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