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Jonathan Crompton

The gagging order and Norwich Pharmacal two step

Litigation - Hong Kong

The Norwich Pharmacal order is an important tool for combating fraud.

Guy Castegnaro

New law increases statutory leave entitlement and introduces additional public holiday

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg

A new law modifying the Labour Code and the Modified Law establishing the General Status of Civil Servants recently came into effect.

Federico De Noriega

Supreme Court clarifies use of choice-of-jurisdiction clauses in adhesion contracts

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

Under Mexican commercial regulations, contracting parties have traditionally been free to determine in their corresponding agreement the jurisdiction in which disputes must be resolved.

Oliver Nissen

Opening of new Berlin Brandenburg International Airport at stake (again)

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Recent reports suggest that the need to remedy defects in a faulty fire prevention system and other construction faults will further delay the opening of the new Berlin Brandenburg International Airport.

James M Perez

Rule 9(b)'s particularity requirement and constitutionality of False Claims Act qui tam provisions

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

In a recent decision, the Tenth Circuit reversed a district court's dismissal of qui tam claims, reasoning that the relator's allegations had satisfied Rule 9(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

Daniel R Zuccherino

Sweet tooth: new appellation of origin introduced

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

Law 25,163/1999 and Law 25,380/2000 govern appellations of origin in Argentina for wines and wine-based spirits as well as agricultural and food products, respectively.



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