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Juel Barnett

Is graffiti protected by copyright?

Intellectual Property - South Africa

Graffiti is generally no longer considered to be a work of vandalism or an act of destruction of public property.

Ignacio Garcia

Santiago court holds state agencies liable for negligent protection of trapped miners' occupational safety

Employment & Benefits - Chile
Porzio Rios Garcia

The Ninth Civil Court of Santiago recently held that three state agencies had been negligent in protecting the occupational safety of 31 trapped miners and ordered the Treasury to pay approximately €101,523 to each miner.

David Heffernan

Disability-related passenger rights amended by Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorisation Act

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The new Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorisation Act, signed into law by President Trump, will affect airlines' obligations to accommodate passengers with disabilities.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI ignores market realities and penalises sugar mills for cartel

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) recently penalised several sugar mills and their trade associations for indulging in cartelisation in contravention of the Competition Act 2002.

Gisele Stephens-Chu

Paris Court of Appeal exerts power to review allegations of corruption during enforcement proceedings

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Consistent with France's reputation as a pro-arbitration jurisdiction, the French civil courts' review of arbitral awards on grounds of public policy is traditionally limited in terms of both standard and content.

Michael P Kelly

Is President Trump changing how US foreign bribery law is enforced?

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells US LLP

After the election of President Donald Trump, many observers wondered whether the US Department of Justice (DOJ) would change the way in which it enforces the Foreign Corrupt Practices 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