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Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

In the public interest? Attorney general receives backlash for confirmation appearance

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

During Federal Attorney General Abubakar Malami's recent confirmation appearance before the Senate he was asked why the administration had failed to comply with court orders and responded that they were not in the public interest.

Thomas D Franklin

Blockchain and smart contracts could solve unsolvable construction problem

Construction - USA
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Every construction project, from contract negotiation through to the payment of the final pay application, involves the issue of the exchange of lien waivers for payment.

Kenneth D Basch

Aircraft repossession in bankruptcy – Brazilian judiciary's inconsistent treatment of lessors

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

A number of recent aircraft repossession actions have demonstrated that a majority of judges have correctly recognised lessor rights to repossession in the face of apparent lease agreement defaults.

Ulyarta Naibaho

Supreme Court pushes ahead with expansion of e-litigation services

Litigation - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

The Supreme Court has issued a new regulation on e-litigation which significantly expands the scope of earlier regulations and envisages the eventual development of a full-blown electronic court system, which would mean that proceedings could be commenced, court fees paid, documents and pleadings submitted, hearings conducted and judgments pronounced electronically..

Elsie F Hakim

New BKPM regulation clarifies guidelines and procedures for licensing and facilities under FDI regime

Corporate Finance/M&A - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Indonesia's Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) recently issued a new regulation that amends BKPM Regulation 6/2018, which sets out guidelines and procedures for licensing and facilities under Indonesia's foreign direct investment (FDI) regime.

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Health Canada has announced a consultation on its new draft guidance: The Distinction Between Promotional and Non-promotional Messages and Activities for Health Products.



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