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Victoria Grogan

What inheritance rights does an adopted child have?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey

An adopted child is treated in law as the biological child of his or her adoptive parents and not the child of any other person.

Davina Given

Litigation privilege: whose privilege?

Litigation - United Kingdom

The claimants in a recent case applied to inspect certain documents created in foreign proceedings over which the defendants – companies belonging to the mining company Glencore – had asserted litigation privilege.

Daniel R Zuccherino

Effect of new decree on industrial property and trademark law

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

A recently issued decree aims to further reduce and simplify the regulations of relevant regimes in order to provide an efficient response to requests for the exercise of commerce and the development of industry.

Craig Becker

Ballot initiative seeks to eliminate Proposal 13 for commercial and industrial real estate

Real Estate - USA
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

A new initiative seeks to put two significant changes to California's property tax system before voters in November 2018: the elimination of Proposition 13 protection for commercial and industrial properties in favour of reassessment at least every three years and the addition of a tangible personal property tax exemption for all taxpayers and a full tangible personal property tax exemption for taxpayers with less than 50 California employees..

Barış Kalaycı

How to evaluate information provided by a whistleblower

White Collar Crime - Turkey
Gün + Partners

If the evaluation of a whistleblower report is completed without taking fundamental steps or necessary planning, it may result in an improper investigation and the inability to resolve the issue, or even the undertaking of an unnecessary investigation.

Neil Smyth

Former director found to have entered into transaction at undervalue

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

A liquidator recently pursued a claim that the transfer of a company's trading inventory in satisfaction of money owed to the company's former director was a transaction at an undervalue and preference.



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