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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.

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.

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.

Jonathan Culshaw

Important changes to regulations and compliance for investment funds

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

The recent changes that have been made to the anti-money laundering regime will bring the Cayman Islands into line with international best practice and are a welcome update to the territory's financial services landscape.

Christine Reilly

Too soon to dismiss Telephone Consumer Protection Act action, court decides

Telecoms - USA
Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP

A Connecticut judge has denied a motion to dismiss a putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action, ruling that whether the faxes at issue were unsolicited remains in dispute.

Romy Smit

More restraint required in granting permission for pre-judgment seizure

Litigation - Netherlands

The Netherlands has traditionally been known as a country in which it is easy to seize before judgment.



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