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Hannah Mantle

Court of Appeal allows out of time inheritance act claim

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The Court of Appeal recently overturned a first-instance decision and confirmed that the plaintiff can make a claim out of time for reasonable provision from her husband's estate.

Elena Christodoulou

EU directive on administrative cooperation in field of taxation amended

Corporate Tax - European Union
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The European Union has added further impetus to its objective of providing greater transparency with regard to harmful tax practices through an amendment to EU Directive 2011/16/EU.

Hui Huang

Beijing High Court guidelines on administrative trademark cases come with surprises

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

The Beijing High Court recently published an extensive set of guidelines on administrative trademark cases, which are divided into two parts: procedural issues and substantive matters.

Geraldine Elliott

Notice givers take care – ignore contracts at your peril

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently confirmed that an objective test will be applied when assessing whether a unilateral contractual notice has been validly given.

Ruth Boardman

Cookies: ICO publishes new guidance

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP London

The UK data protection authority, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), recently published new guidance on the use of cookies and a myth-busting blog post.

Pooja Ramchandani

Haryana government makes compliance with Standing Orders Act mandatory for other registrations

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Haryana state government recently issued a notification under the Standing Orders Act and introduced a new requirement for principal employers and contractors to file an undertaking of compliance with the act.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey