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Laura Pierallini

IATA: competitive conditions for an efficient market

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) recently published a report on the Italian air transport market, focusing on the developments that would occur if more efficient conditions were introduced.

Pedro Cortés

Gaming and economic diversification: is Macau merely a gaming tourist region?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Economic diversification cannot be achieved overnight; nonetheless, the government regularly promotes it in public announcements.

Herman Steen

UK Supreme Court decision in Renos case: position under Nordic Plan

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

The UK Supreme Court's recent landmark decision in the Renos case clarifies that when determining whether a vessel is a constructive total loss under the English Institute Time Clauses Hulls conditions, regard should be had to the costs incurred prior to the owner's notice of abandonment, but not to remuneration payable under a special compensation protection and indemnity clause.

Antony Sassi

No 'cherry picking' of wide-ranging without prejudice discussions

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In Poon v Poon, the defendant successfully applied to have certain paragraphs excluded from witness statements filed on behalf of the plaintiff on the basis that they referred to without prejudice conversations and meetings.

Aaron Goonrey

Poorly managed performance improvement plans: how to avoid adverse action claims

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

In an ironic turn of events, a poorly implemented and followed performance improvement plan (PIP) resulted in an employer having to pay A$205,342 to an employee who had brought a successful adverse action claim in the Federal Circuit Court.

Bradley Kruger

New opportunities for blockchain use in insurance industry

Insurance - Cayman Islands
Ogier

It has been more than a decade since blockchain – or distributed ledger technology – appeared on the financial services landscape.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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