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Constantinos Pashiardis

Court clarifies application of Article VI of New York Convention

Arbitration & ADR - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants applied for the recognition and enforcement of an arbitral award issued by the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

Pawel Kulak

Constitutional Tribunal finds undertakings have right to appeal against consent to conduct searches

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

The Constitutional Tribunal recently analysed regulations regarding dawn raids carried out by the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection and ruled that the respective law is not in line with the Constitution insofar as it excludes the possibility to challenge rulings allowing searches to be conducted.

Andy McGregor

Court of Appeal upholds decision on importance of industry standard documents in conflicting jurisdiction clauses

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently upheld a High Court decision highlighting the risk that English and Italian courts may reach different decisions on the underlying factual background of related disputes even where the disputes could be said to fall under different agreements.

Sophia Iwantscheff

Droniq: DFS and Deutsche Telekom enter drone business

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Commercial drone flights are expected to be a future market worth billions.

David R Hamill

Section 301 update: List 3 increases to 25%, a possible exclusion process and a new List 4?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Earlier in May 2019, President Donald Trump announced that the Section 301 tariffs on List 3 products would be increased from 10% to 25%, effective from 10 May 2019.

Pranay Bhatia

CBDT and GSTN to sign MoU on exchange of taxpayer information

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has authorised the principal director general of income tax (systems) to share taxpayer information with the Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN).

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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