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Natasa Aplikiotou

Imposition of fine on company in liquidation

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

A district court recently sentenced a company in liquidation that had once been Cyprus's biggest grocery retail company.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit identifies circumstances militating against early or summary Section 101 determinations

Intellectual Property - USA
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

A number of district court decisions have held patent claims to be ineligible under Section 101 during motions brought at the start of litigation or on motions for summary judgment.

Thomas Mundry

Interested party and material transactions

Company & Commercial - Russia
Noerr LLP

Transactions of Russian joint stock companies and limited liability companies require the consent of the general meeting or the board of directors if they qualify as material or interested party transactions.

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..

Annemieke Spijker

Road carriers face difficulty in establishing CMR force majeure exemptions

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands

On January 18 2018, despite severe weather warnings, numerous haulage companies allowed their trucks to take to the roads.

Ajit Warrier

Supreme Court issues two important consumer law judgments

Litigation - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Supreme Court recently issued two judgments regarding consumer law.



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