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Victoria Rogers

The approach to redaction – High Court guidance

Litigation - United Kingdom

The English High Court recently considered the correct approach to the redaction of documents in civil proceedings.

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.

Noah Sarna

Subjecting transfers of beneficial ownership to property transfer tax is not as simple as it might seem

Corporate Tax - Canada
Thorsteinssons LLP

The British Columbia Property Transfer Tax Act applies only to registered transfers of real property.

Laura Shirreffs

Buying Jersey property with a partner who has no housing qualifications

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey

An unmarried couple, both with housing qualifications, can buy property in joint names and have the security of jointly owning their home.

Mattijs Baneke

Renewable energy subsidies renewed

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

The minister of economic affairs and climate recently announced that the new government has reserved €12 billion to grant subsidies in 2018 for the production of renewable energy under the Renewable Energy Grant Scheme.

Felicity Monteiro

Major changes to privacy laws: implications for New Zealand businesses

IT & Internet - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into full effect on May 25 2018 and will impact New Zealand businesses that do business with EU residents or entities or have a presence in the European Union.



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