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John Pearson

Court of Appeal decision on economic duress in aviation market

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price LLP

A recent Court of Appeal decision regarding a claim of economic duress against an airline reinforced the fundamental importance of ensuring contractual clarity and certainty as a matter of English law.

Jaime L M Jones

Medicare Advantage providers pay $5 million to settle False Claims Act allegations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

Beaver Medical Group LP and an affiliated physician recently agreed to pay a combined total of $5 million to resolve allegations that providers had knowingly submitted diagnosis codes that were not supported by medical records in order to inflate reimbursements from Medicare.

Hao Zhan

Why doesn't safe harbour rule apply to non-IP monopoly agreements?

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

The State Administration for Market Supervision recently promulgated the Interim Provisions for Prohibiting Monopoly Agreements.

Nicolas Contis

Civil procedure reform: appeal proceedings regarding questions of jurisdiction clarified

Litigation - France

On 18 November 2016 the law on the modernisation of justice, which entered into force on 1 September 2017, reformed French civil procedure in order to (among other things) harmonise the time limits for and redefine the subject matter of appeals.

Brian Simms

Supreme Court identifies its jurisdictional limits to assist in trust arbitration proceedings

Arbitration & ADR - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Supreme Court recently clarified its jurisdictional limits to assist in trust-related arbitrations, ruling that it has no such jurisdiction to allow service outside an action's jurisdiction.

Keiji Tonomura

New protection for Big Data under Unfair Competition Prevention Act

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The Unfair Competition Prevention Act was recently amended to afford new legal protection to Big Data.



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