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Maciej Durbas

Supreme Court decides that assignee is bound by arbitration agreement

Arbitration & ADR - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The assignment of rights and obligations stemming from an agreement forms part of everyday business.

Katie Lee

Supreme Court denies leave regarding natural health product licence

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Supreme Court recently dismissed The Winning Combination's leave to appeal.

Zama Buthelezi

How can I copyright my idea?

Intellectual Property - South Africa

IP attorneys frequently hear from clients that want to copyright their ideas.

Kenneth D Basch

Changes to registration requirements: why aircraft financiers should be on alert

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

A tax regulation that was promulgated in 2016 has taken effect in ways that are now affecting aircraft lessors and lenders to Brazilian carriers, including by imposing requirements concerning the identification of lessor entities' ultimate beneficial owners and increasing the document disclosure requirements on lessors and lenders in cross-border aircraft finance transactions.

Huayan Liao

New measures enhance development of distributed wind power projects

Energy & Natural Resources - China
Broad & Bright

The National Energy Administration recently issued the Interim Administrative Measures for the Development and Construction of Distributed Wind Power Projects, which aim to simplify the existing approval and development process for wind power projects.

Guy Castegnaro

New rules regarding salary payments in event of illness

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg

A new law has modified various provisions of the Labour Code, including Article L121-6(3) regarding salary payments in the event of illness.



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