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Anthony Dempster

Construction of exclusions in insurance policies

Insurance - United Kingdom
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

In a recent case, the Commercial Court found in favour of the defendant insurer in regard to the disputed construction of an insolvency exclusion in a professional indemnity insurance policy.

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).

Peggy Sharon

What is considered an 'accident' under Montreal Convention?

Aviation - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

The Tel Aviv Magistrates Court recently declined a passenger's claim for bodily injury damages after it concluded that the event which was the subject matter of the claim was not considered to be an 'accident' as defined by the Montreal Convention.

Geoffrey B Goldman

Second Treasury report issued: implications for derivatives market

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The US Department of the Treasury recently released its second in a series of four reports evaluating the US financial regulatory system.

Hui Huang

Beijing High Court releases new jurisdiction rules for civil IP cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung

Sources indicate that the Beijing High Court recently released the Provisions on the Adjustment of the Courts' Jurisdiction over Civil IP Cases in Beijing.

Felicity Monteiro

Amendments to Evidence Act for civil litigators

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The Evidence Amendment Act 2016 came into force in January 2017 and is the fourth and most substantial amendment to the Evidence Act since its introduction in 2006.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey