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Ajit Warrier

Supreme Court issues two important consumer law judgments

Litigation - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Supreme Court recently issued two judgments regarding consumer law.

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.

Alexander Vida

Do pharmaceutical marks deserve higher level of protection?

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent & Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office and the Metropolitan Tribunal recently dismissed an opposition of an applied-for mark on the basis that there was no likelihood of confusion.

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.

Heinrich Louw

Another ruling on share schemes, but questions remain

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently published a binding private ruling on the application of Paragraph 38(1) of the Eighth Schedule to the Income Tax Act to the distribution of shares by a trust to beneficiaries in the context of an employee share scheme.

Alexander Isola

European Commission proposes directive on preventive restructuring frameworks

Insolvency & Restructuring - European Union
Graf & Pitkowitz

The European Commission has proposed a directive on preventive restructuring frameworks in order to reduce significant barriers to the free flow of capital caused by differences in member states' restructuring and insolvency frameworks.



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