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Andrew Weston

Is this the end of 'smash and grab' adjudications?

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

A recent judgment has provided an important clarification in relation to the issue of 'smash and grab' adjudications and will likely be welcomed by the construction industry.

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.

Guy Castegnaro

Free movement of workers: new provisions on equal treatment and minimum pay for highly qualified workers

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg

A number of changes pertaining to the free movement of workers recently took effect.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

Passenger wins damages following re-routing of non-stop flight

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

A passenger filed a claim against Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana SA for a breach of contract after her non-stop flight to Europe was modified due to overbooking.

Sang Wook Han

Supreme Court overrules both lower tribunals to recognise inventiveness

Intellectual Property - South Korea
Kim & Chang

The Supreme Court recently issued decisions recognising the inventiveness of two Novartis patents for a compound and a transdermal composition.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI imposes Rs1.4 billion penalty on Google for abuse of dominant position

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India recently imposed a penalty of approximately Rs1.4 billion (approximately $21 million) on Google for abusing its dominant position in the market for "online general web search and web search advertising services" in India.



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