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Robert Lane

House of Lords European Committee publishes report on energy security post-Brexit

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The House of Lords European Committee has published its report on energy security in the United Kingdom following its withdrawal from the European Union.

Nancy Pei

Life sciences intellectual property: 2017 highlights

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

With major developments regarding patent linkage, patent term and other substantive patent issues, 2017 was one of the most significant years in history for Canadian life sciences IP and regulatory law.

Merete Furesund

EFTA Court confirms that travel time is working time

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby Advokatfirma AS

A recent European Free Trade Association Court decision found that travel time in itself constitutes working time if the travel is ordered by the employer.

Victoria Grogan

Probate for residents: what you need to know

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey

Many people do not realise what is involved in administering a person's estate until they have to do it themselves and they encounter a minefield of previously unknown terminology and complex legal procedures.

Rully Hidayat

New rules on employment of expatriates in banking sector

Banking - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

The Financial Services Authority (OJK) has introduced rules for the employment of expatriates and the transfer of knowledge in the banking sector, pursuant to which it has taken over the supervisory role previously performed by Bank Indonesia.

Todd E Phillips

First Circuit finds creditors' committees have unconditional right to intervene in adversary proceedings

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

The First Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that Section 1109(b) of the Bankruptcy Code provides a creditors' committee with an "unconditional right to intervene" in an adversary proceeding.



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