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Baptiste Weijburg

Court of Appeal decision confirms that Article IV(5) of Hague Rules does not apply to bulk and liquid cargoes

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

A recent Court of Appeal decision concerned a claim by charterers against disponent owners in respect of contaminated fish oil in bulk carried on board a tanker.

Victoria Rogers

When will courts grant retrospective permission for disclosed documents to be used outside main litigation?

Litigation - United Kingdom

The High Court recently considered applications for retrospective permission to make collateral use of documents disclosed under a pre-action disclosure order where there had been a breach of the implied undertaking as to the use of disclosed documents.

Ursula Baravalle

Compelling case for patenting

Intellectual Property - South Africa

South Africa is an attractive launch pad for many international companies when it comes to the protection and enforcement of intellectual property for their services or products that they wish to share with Africa.

Anat Shavit

Committee report on promotion of publicly traded infrastructure investment funds

Capital Markets - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

An inter-ministerial committee was recently set up to promote the establishment of publicly traded funds for investment in infrastructure.

Daniel Proietto

Employee termination payments: how long do you have to pay?

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

In its four-yearly review of modern awards, the Fair Work Commission has varied nearly all modern awards to require that employers make termination payments within seven calendar days of the effective date of termination.

Stephanie Comtesse

New registration obligations for Swiss and foreign client advisers

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Parliament recently passed the bills of the new Financial Services Act and Financial Institution Act.



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