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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.

Benjamin Z Lerma

Supreme Court recognises internet bookings as sufficient use of 'W' trademark

Intellectual Property - Philippines
Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide Inc filed an opposition against the application for registration of the mark 'W' filed by W Land Holdings Inc in the Philippines for the latter's real estate business.

Chakrapani Misra

Enforcement of 'minority award': law or flaw?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 sets out the conditions for setting aside an arbitral award.

Samuel B Boxerman

Court dismisses challenge to two-for-one executive order

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The US District Court for the District of Columbia recently dismissed challenges to Executive Order 13,771, which requires federal agencies to rescind two regulations for every new regulation issued.

James Davies

When to pay interns

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Media outlets have reported that Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs has initiated a crackdown on unpaid internships, including sending letters warning that workers must be paid the national minimum wage and setting up teams to tackle the problem.

Kay C Georgi

What are the risks of doing business with Russian Oligarchs List and Russian Defence and Intelligence List?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

At the end of January 2018, the Trump administration took two actions relating to the Russia and Ukraine sanctions programme under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act 2017, the law that President Trump signed on August 2 2017.



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