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Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Divestment of PPC's lignite-fired plants

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Parliament recently passed a law regulating the procedure for the divestment of approximately 40% of Public Power Corporation's (PPC) lignite-fired production units and lignite exploitation rights.

Alain Hannouche

Commercial representation in Iraq under new Commercial Agency Law

Company & Commercial - Iraq
Hannouche Associates LLP

Consequent differences between Federal Iraq and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq in the application of commercial agency legislation have surfaced following the ratification of the new Commercial Agency Law by the Iraqi Parliament.

Laura Shirreffs

Disability to be a protected characteristic under Jersey discrimination law

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Effective from September 1 2018, the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 will be amended to include disability as a protected characteristic.

Jocelyn Yean Tse Lim

Developments in statutory adjudication in 2017

Construction - Malaysia
SKRINE

Malaysia witnessed considerable developments in statutory adjudication case law in 2017, probably due to the increasing use of this form of dispute resolution mechanism by stakeholders in the construction industry.

Maurus Winzap

Switzerland and Brazil sign double taxation agreement

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Switzerland and Brazil recently signed a double taxation agreement, which is a major achievement for both countries and has been a long-standing demand of the private sector.

Neeraj Tuli

Arbitration where insurer denies liability

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The Supreme Court recently upheld the validity of a quantum-only arbitration clause and affirmed that once an insurer has denied liability, arbitration is no longer an option (unless the insurer and insured come to an independent agreement to arbitrate).

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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