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Adam Bathgate

Digital Asset Business Act 2018

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

Since its election, the current government has enthusiastically embraced the fintech sector and the potential that it offers and has repeatedly expressed its intention for Bermuda to be a significant centre for this industry.

Andrew Thorp

Stanford v Akers: asking a BVI court to reverse a liquidator's decision

Litigation - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

In a recent case, the BVI Court of Appeal addressed standing in the context of applications under Section 273 of the Insolvency Act 2003, whereby an aggrieved person can ask the courts to reverse or vary a liquidator's decision.

Sanaya F Vachha

Competition Commission examines deceptive marketing practices in the hotel sector

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Competition Commission recently conducted an enquiry following a complaint filed by Pakistan Services Limited against a number of other hotel operators for fraudulently using the complainant's registered trademark for the branding of their hotels.

Lia Alizia

Partnership agreements in view of Manpower Law

Employment & Benefits - Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S

One of the most common ways in which a company can use a person's services is by entering into a partnership agreement and thereby treating them as a partner instead of an employee.

Carlos Ramos Miranda

Will Mexico suspend bidding rounds and farm-outs?

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The 2013 energy reform significantly opened up the energy sector to private participation, thus ending the state's decades-long monopoly.

Rogério Fernando Taffarello

Corporations and law enforcement

White Collar Crime - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Brazilian law's limited establishment of corporate criminal liability does not mean that companies cannot be seriously affected by criminal law enforcement and subject to an extensive range of substantive and procedural matters.



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