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Ulrich Payne

Court of Appeal overturns anti-suit injunction in favour of Argyle Funds SPC Inc

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Court of Appeal has unanimously allowed every ground of an appeal by the liquidators of Argyle Funds SPC Inc.

Alvin Tang

Exclusion clauses – abuse of freedom of contract?

Company & Commercial - Malaysia
Bodipalar Ponnudurai De Silva

It is common for large conglomerates to require customers to execute agreements with standard boilerplate terms and conditions.

Yuri Mantilla

Paris Court of Appeal may revisit definition of 'investment' under Energy Charter Treaty

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The US District Court for the District of Columbia recently lifted a stay of proceedings to confirm an award issued by an ad hoc tribunal in Paris under the Energy Charter Treaty.

Bram Woltering

Hema crocodile takes bite out of Lacoste trademark

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD NV

The Hague District Court recently issued a preliminary ruling in which it held that Lacoste could not invoke its famous crocodile trademark in order to prohibit the use of a crocodile motif on children's underwear.

Ulrich Payne

Court of Appeal overturns anti-suit injunction in favour of Argyle Funds SPC Inc

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Court of Appeal has unanimously allowed every ground of an appeal by the liquidators of Argyle Funds SPC Inc.

Michael Burd

Good Work Plan – any good?

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government recently published details of its Good Work Plan, which sets out its considered position on the Taylor review of modern working practices.

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