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Simon J Little

Private M&A on trial: damages for breach of private M&A accounting warranty

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

The High Court of Justice recently considered two disputes regarding breaches of warranties arising from the acquisitions of private companies.

Abigail Smith

Countdown begins: getting ready for new patented medicines pricing regime

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The long-awaited amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations were recently published in Part II of the Canada Gazette.

Guy Tompkins

Diminution not required for voidable transactions

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The Supreme Court recently confirmed that the requirements outlined in Section 292 of the Companies Act 1993 are all that is required in order to void an insolvent transaction.

Maurizio Dardani

Tribunal of Genoa examines jurisdiction issue in pre-trial proceedings regarding court surveyor's appointment

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

A recent Tribunal of Genoa case concerning a yacht lost during carriage examined whether the Italian courts have jurisdiction to appoint court surveyors and order survey operations to take place in Italy where the merits of a dispute are not subject to Italian jurisdiction.

Francesco Pedroni

National Labour Inspectorate specifies scope of penalties for irregular posting of employees

Employment & Benefits - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

The posting of employees from an EU country to Italy must comply with Legislative Decree 136/2016.

Jocelyn Yean Tse Lim

2018 developments in statutory adjudication

Construction - Malaysia

In 2018 Malaysia saw considerable developments in case law on statutory adjudication.



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