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Sian Edmunds

Russell Hume: another meat processor falls foul of food safety regulation

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

The Food Standards Agency recently announced that it has stopped products leaving sites run by Russell Hume, a major meat and poultry processing business, following "instances of serious non-compliance with food hygiene regulations".

Marie Berard

Commercial Court sets aside partial award of LCIA tribunal – time limits for objections to jurisdiction

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance LLP

It is relatively rare for the English courts to overturn awards of arbitral tribunals.

David Smyth

SFC collective redress: reliance on misstatement in a real but not ideal world

Litigation - Hong Kong

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong has been very active in using civil proceedings pursuant to Section 213 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance to seek redress for investors.

Rachel Richardson

Harvey Weinstein and you: what employers should be doing about sexual harassment

Employment & Benefits - Guernsey

What started with complaints against an Oscar-winning film producer has led to a movement that has toppled government ministers and reduced much-loved figures from the entertainment world to pariahs.

Francisco Venetucci

New holds inspection regulation causes uncertainty and disappointment

Shipping & Transport - Argentina
Venetucci & Asociados

Under the new Regulation 693-E/2017, the system for checking the cargo-worthiness of holds and tanks of ships and barges for the export of grains and their products and by-products will be compulsorily applied to all ships.

Filiz Toprak Esin

Turkey's Corruption Perceptions Index ranking falls again

White Collar Crime - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Transparency International recently published the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index, which reflects the public sector corruption perspective of non-governmental organisations and representatives of the business world.



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