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K Shanti Mogan

High court rules that non-parties to arbitration are not bound by confidentiality

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

A high court recently ruled that the prohibition against third parties publishing, disclosing or communicating information relating to arbitration proceedings does not extend to non-parties to an arbitration.

Gordon Drakes

Keeping your trade secrets safe – EU perspective for franchisors

Franchising - European Union
Fieldfisher LLP

The EU Trade Secrets Directive seeks to harmonise the protection of trade secrets in all EU member states.

Llewellyn V Boyer-Cartwright

Gateway to The Bahamas: runway rehabilitation project

Aviation - Bahamas
Callenders & Co

In recent years, there has been significant growth in air traffic to and from The Bahamas.

Yoshihiko Matake

Recent developments regarding attorney-client privilege

Competition & Antitrust - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

According to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Japan is one of only three OECD jurisdictions to not recognise attorney-client privilege.

Bram Woltering

Court rules on inventor's failure to transfer patent

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Hague District Court recently rendered a judgment regarding an inventor's failure to cooperate with the exploitation of his patents.

Rasmus Linding

Supreme Court overturns dismissal based on employee's covert recording of conversation with employer

Employment & Benefits - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The Supreme Court recently held that an employer had been unjustified to summarily dismiss an employee with retroactive effect after discovering that he had covertly recorded a conversation with his manager.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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