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Sian Edmunds

Russell Hume: another meat processor falls foul of food safety regulation

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

The Food Standards Agency recently announced that it has stopped products leaving sites run by Russell Hume, a major meat and poultry processing business, following "instances of serious non-compliance with food hygiene regulations".

Adrian Miedema

Possession of small amount of marijuana was just cause to fire employee

Litigation - Canada

The Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has upheld the firing of a unionised millwright who was caught with a small amount of marijuana in his pocket before boarding a helicopter that would transport him to an offshore platform.

Enare Erim

Status of progressive storage charges

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

In a recent Court of Appeal case, the appellant terminal operators challenged the Nigerian Shippers' Council's powers to review local storage charges unilaterally.

Chakrapani Misra

Enforcement of 'minority award': law or flaw?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 sets out the conditions for setting aside an arbitral award.

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.

Hao Zhan

CIRC's assertive action underlines renewed emphasis on controlling financial risks

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

Since the end of 2017, the China Insurance Regulatory Committee has taken numerous regulatory measures to address disorder in the insurance market, some of which have brought certain domestic life insurers to task.



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