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Philip Jeyaretnam

Need for speed: get your anti-suit injunction fast!

Arbitration & ADR - Singapore
Dentons Rodyk

Parties entering into arbitration agreements ordinarily abide by their contractually chosen dispute resolution mechanism and proceed accordingly.

Jaime L M Jones

DOJ files complaint in intervention in Medicare Advantage case against Sutter Health

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Department of Justice recently filed a complaint in intervention against Sutter Health and its affiliate Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) in a False Claims Act suit, alleging that the defendants had knowingly submitted and caused the submission of unsupported diagnosis codes for Medicare Advantage patients in order to increase reimbursements from Medicare.

David Smyth

Court ruling highlights importance of cross-examination

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

A recent High Court decision confirms that the normal practice for trial of proceedings commenced by writ is for a witness statement to stand as the witness's evidence-in-chief without them having to give such evidence verbally prior to cross-examination.

Beatriz Bejarano

Battle of the bottles: EU Trademark Court of Appeal finds infringement of well-known Malibu bottle

Intellectual Property - European Union
Grau & Angulo

In December 2018 the EU Trademark Court of Appeal declared that the Ibiza Beach drink marketed by Productos Ibicencos, SL and Aromáticas de Ibiza, SL – whose bottle was highly similar to the well-known Malibu bottle – infringed The Absolut Company AB's (TAC's) 3D and graphic trademarks which protect the shape of such bottle.

Rebecca Ryan

Periodic payment orders in catastrophic injury cases

Insurance - Ireland
Matheson

A recently signed ministerial order marks the formal introduction of long-awaited periodic payment orders (PPOs) in Ireland.

Kelley Howes

SEC announces settlements resulting from Share Class Selection Disclosure Initiative

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced settlements with 79 investment advisers who self-reported violations of the Investment Advisers Act in connection with the SEC Division of Enforcement Share Class Selection Disclosure Initiative.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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