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Samuel B Boxerman

EPA issues directive on advisory committees

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a directive intended to strengthen and improve membership on the agency's advisory committees.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Scope of powers for trustee in bankruptcy where concurrent domestic insolvency proceedings exist

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey

The recognition of the powers of an English trustee in bankruptcy in Guernsey is generally pursued either by way of a letter of request issued by the foreign court or an application via common or customary law.

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.

Claudia Bock

Competition Authority publishes information paper on dawn raids

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Czech Competition Authority (CCA) recently published an information paper on dawn raids during its annual competition law conference.

John DR Craig

Win for employers: Supreme Court rejects union's request for right to consultation in accommodation process

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

The Supreme Court recently dismissed an application from the Telecommunications Workers' Union for leave to appeal the decision that unions have no independent legal right, separate and apart from their collective agreement rights, to be involved in every unionised employee's accommodation request.

Michael Harowski

Maritime attachment permissible to obtain security for foreign arbitration, but only as adjunct to obtaining jurisdiction

Shipping & Transport - USA
Fowler Rodriguez

The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently reinforced the availability of a maritime attachment as a means of obtaining security for a foreign arbitration.



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