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Sara Göthlin

Supreme Court decides on enforceability of electronic promissory notes

Banking - Sweden
Advokatfirman Törngren Magnell

A case regarding the enforceability of an electronic promissory note was recently decided by the Supreme Court.

Kathleen Harris

Recent Serious Fraud Office investigations

White Collar Crime - United Kingdom
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

In July 2017 the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) opened investigations into the oil services company Amec Foster Wheeler Plc and the Rio Tinto mining group.

Gordon Drakes

Autumn Budget 2017 – what does it mean for franchising?

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond recently delivered the Autumn 2017 Budget, the first budget in the new annual tax policy-making cycle.

Dror Zamir

Insured's disclosure duty versus insurer's obligation to conduct independent investigations

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

A recent Tel Aviv Economic District Court case examined the issue of an insured's disclosure duty versus an insurer's obligation to conduct independent investigations.

Gan Khong Aik

Court rules on applicable test in medical negligence suits

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently examined whether the Bolam test or the test in the Australian case of Rogers v Whitaker with regard to the standard of care in medical negligence should apply, following conflicting decisions by the Malaysian Court of Appeal and legislative changes in Australia.

Cesare Galli

Collecting societies and the SIAE – another step towards liberalisation

Intellectual Property - Italy
IP Law Galli

Lawmakers recently intervened in matters concerning collecting societies and copyright through the introduction of Decree-Law 148/2017.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey