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Lucy Lewis

Positive action speaks louder than words – five principles for employers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

This article explores the legal limits of positive action in the workplace, including situations where it is permissible to give preference on gender or ethnicity grounds to make up for a historic lack of opportunity and what employers can and cannot do to improve diversity in their shortlists or hiring slates..

Jesper Windahl

Freight forwarder liable for depriving cargo interest possibility to declare general average

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A Danish court recently found a freight forwarder to be vicariously liable to a Danish company for fire damage caused to cargo carried by a subcontractor.

Raúl Herrera Hazas

Tribunal dismisses all of investor's claims under NAFTA and orders him to pay more than $2 million in costs

Arbitration & ADR - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

In 2016 Joshua Dean Nelson commenced arbitration against Mexico on behalf of Telefacil México, SA de CV and himself under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Haco van der Houven van Oordt

London arbitral award not enforced in Netherlands

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Charterparties commonly contain an arbitration clause.

Valery Narezhniy

Russia revises double tax avoidance agreements with numerous countries

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

In 2020 Russia launched an intensive process of revising its bilateral tax agreements with numerous jurisdictions.

Jeffrey A Brown

Concurrent duty to defend – a team sport

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

In a recent case, the Ontario Court of Appeal addressed three important elements of the duty to defend where there is concurrent coverage under two policies – namely, whether there was a concurrent duty to defend given the existence of an 'other insurance' clause, the obligation to pay ongoing costs and its allocation and the right to participate in the defence..

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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