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Ian Mann

Getting schooled in Nord Anglia – extra safeguards for companies facing appraisal litigation

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

In Nord Anglia the justice made directions orders regarding the use of keyword searches, the number and scope of information requests, and the conduct of management meetings consistent with the orders made in Xiadu Life Technology.

Stefan Sax

ECJ opines on insolvency-related ancillary claims against members of creditors' committees

Insolvency & Restructuring - European Union
Clifford Chance LLP

The European Court of Justice recently extended the international jurisdiction of the court where the insolvency was opened through so-called 'annex competence' and insolvency-related 'ancillary claims and proceedings'.

Jeremy Glover

Victory House General Partner Ltd v RGB P&C Ltd

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

An application was recently made to restrain notice being given of a winding-up petition which sought payment of some £820,000 following an adjudicator's decision in respect of goods supplied and services rendered for the development and conversion of Victory House.

Lia Alizia

All in the family: court removes restriction on employment of spouses and blood relatives

Employment & Benefits - Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S

Previously, under the Manpower Law, employers in Indonesia could include an article in their employment agreements, company regulations or collective labour agreements which allowed them to terminate employees for having a marital or blood relationship with another employee in the same company.

Alexander Vida

Obtaining trademark protection for distorted terms

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent & Law Office LLC

Brand owners often distort descriptive terms or generic names in order to register them as trademarks.

Man Mohan Sharma

Government dilutes competitive neutrality: oil and gas companies exempt from CCI merger control

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

Continuing its slew of exemptions, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has exempted all public sector oil and gas companies (created under the Petroleum Act 1934) from pre-merger scrutiny by the Competition Commission of India under Sections 5 and 6 of the Competition Act 2002.

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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