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Marie Berard

Commercial Court sets aside partial award of LCIA tribunal – time limits for objections to jurisdiction

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance LLP

It is relatively rare for the English courts to overturn awards of arbitral tribunals.

Alain Levy

Blockchain revolution in private M&A deals: transferring unlisted securities in the 21st century

Corporate Finance/M&A - France

Ordinance 2017-1674 of December 8 2017 introduced into French law the legal framework for the use of a blockchain in order to record the ownership and transfer of unlisted securities.

Audrey Lo

Robotic technologies and their patent portfolios

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In the new generation of robots, all kinds of process rely on the use of human intelligence.

William I Maema

Why 'you're fired!' is no longer law

Employment & Benefits - Kenya
Iseme, Kamau & Maema Advocates

For a termination to be lawful, the employer must have a valid reason and adopt a fair termination process.

Filiz Toprak Esin

Turkey's Corruption Perceptions Index ranking falls again

White Collar Crime - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Transparency International recently published the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index, which reflects the public sector corruption perspective of non-governmental organisations and representatives of the business world.

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