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Samuel B Boxerman

EPA issues final attainment area designations for ozone NAAQS

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule addressing which areas of the United States are in attainment of the 2015 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS).

Vasileios Psyrras

Training subsidy scheme amendments

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Since November 2015 the government has subsidised practical training on board ships for deck and engine cadet officers.

Sherina Petit

Asymmetric arbitration agreements

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

One of arbitration's cornerstone principles is that parties can agree on how to resolve their disputes.

Federico de Noriega Olea

SHCP releases first draft of Financial Technology Institutions Law

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Ministry of Finance and Public Credit recently circulated a substantially amended draft of the Financial Technology Bill, which has been renamed the Financial Technology Institutions (FTIs) Law.

David Smyth

Costs orders are not an 'indemnity'

Litigation - Hong Kong

There has been a number of recent cases in Hong Kong in which successful parties have been awarded their costs on a more generous basis against unsuccessful parties – known as an 'indemnity' basis (in contrast to what is commonly called a 'standard' or 'party and party' basis).

Stefan Sax

Restructuring Order applies only where binding ruling exists

Insolvency & Restructuring - Germany
Clifford Chance Deutschland LLP

On February 9 2017 the Great Senate of the Federal Fiscal Court published a decision stating that the Restructuring Order was illegal.



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