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Frank Spoorenberg

Supreme Court reconfirms requirements for appointment of independent tribunal expert

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court rejected a challenge on the basis that the arbitral tribunal's refusal to appoint a tribunal expert was not a violation of the applicant's right to be heard.

Seung Hee Lee

Working with Customs: vital and effective way to combat counterfeiters

Intellectual Property - South Korea
Kim & Chang

One of the first lines of defence in preventing the spread of counterfeit and imitation goods is to stop such goods from entering a country at the borders.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Government discussion document targets zero-hour contracts

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby Advokatfirma AS

Zero-hour contracts are particularly controversial in Norway, which is generally known for its high level of employee protection.

Philippos Aristotelous

Further reminder of instalment scheme for tax arrears

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

With the extended deadline for the submission of applications for inclusion in the deferred settlement scheme for tax arrears established by Law 4(I)/2017 now less than one month away, the Tax Department has issued a further reminder of the scheme's main features.

Clemens Schönemann

Impending terminability of land use agreements for energy plants

Real Estate - Germany
Noerr LLP

The operation of energy plants usually means securing the required land long term by way of a use agreement.

Geoffrey B Goldman

Second Treasury report issued: implications for derivatives market

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The US Department of the Treasury recently released its second in a series of four reports evaluating the US financial regulatory system.



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