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Geraldine Elliott

Pay heed to tiered dispute resolution clauses

Litigation - United Kingdom

The High Court recently upheld a tiered dispute resolution clause in accordance with established principles of contractual interpretation.

Abigail Smith

Health Canada consults on promotional and non-promotional activities for health products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Health Canada has announced a consultation on its new draft guidance: The Distinction Between Promotional and Non-promotional Messages and Activities for Health Products.

Carsten Vyvers

Air fares can be displayed in multiple currencies

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Court of Justice recently requested a preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice on the question of whether airlines are in principle entitled to choose the currencies in which their air fares are listed.

Pieter Lombard

Nedbank and IT entrepreneurs in developing patent saga

Intellectual Property - South Africa

Two IT entrepreneurs recently applied for an interdict to prevent an asset management company from using (ie, infringing) their invention.

Eva Škufca

Amendments to Competition Act on horizon

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia

The Ministry of Economic Development and Technology is contemplating significant amendments to Slovenia's antitrust and merger control proceedings and has prepared a draft amendment to the Prevention of Restriction of Competition Act.

Frank Spoorenberg

Supreme Court annuls award for second time in same arbitration dispute

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In principle, if an application for an annulment of an arbitral award is upheld, the Supreme Court may cancel only the award (the so-called 'cassatory' nature of the setting aside proceeding).



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey