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Antony Sassi

No 'cherry picking' of wide-ranging without prejudice discussions

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In Poon v Poon, the defendant successfully applied to have certain paragraphs excluded from witness statements filed on behalf of the plaintiff on the basis that they referred to without prejudice conversations and meetings.

Olaf Hartenstein

Insurers beware: CMR jurisdiction rules apply to direct claims against carriers' liability insurers

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Court of Justice recently ruled on the appropriate jurisdiction regarding a head carrier's insurer's direct claim against subcarriers' liability insurers.

Agnieszka Fedor

Summary of 2019 labour law amendments

Employment & Benefits - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

The year 2019 saw an abundance of labour law novelties, including amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure, the Act on Trade Unions and the Labour Code.

Irmak Yensel

Communique on compliance with principles and standards of interest-free banking

Banking - Turkey
Selvi & Ertekin

The Communique on Compliance with Principles and Standards of Interest-Free Banking entered into force in September 2019.

Urszula Wojtyra

Amendments to USMCA remove 10-year data protection requirement for biologics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The United States, Mexico and Canada recently signed amendments to the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Raphael Mellerio

Intercompany financing: alternative financing method for franchisees?

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

The overriding principle which governs credit transactions in France has been relaxed over time in order to allow for, among other things, intragroup financing.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA