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Sarah Mcnally

W&I insurance: courts confirm approach for assessing damages for breach of warranty

Insurance - United Kingdom
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

​Warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance is widely used across the breadth of global M&A activity to provide protection to buyers for breaches of warranty.

Alexander Vogel

Classification of stablecoins under Swiss law: FINMA publishes amended guidelines

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has published a supplement to its Guidelines on Initial Coin Offerings which outlines how it plans to apply provisions of Swiss supervisory law to projects involving so-called 'stablecoins'.

James Rogers

Arbitrating M&A disputes: changes in arbitration landscape and the impact of technology

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

M&A lawyers mitigate buyer risk through expansive due diligence exercises and tight contractual controls.

Sara Baldus

Board of Equal Treatment finds that amendment of homeworking agreement was not discriminatory

Employment & Benefits - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The Board of Equal Treatment recently found that an amendment to a university lecturer's homeworking agreement and her subsequent termination did not conflict with the Anti-discrimination Act.

Carsten Vyvers

Calculating carriers' contributory negligence

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a decision which conflicts with the examination sequence typically preferred by the Federal Court of Justice, the Hamburg Higher Regional Court ruled that a carrier's liability had been miscalculated and that that contributory negligence should have been examined before the limitations of liability.

Kate McKenna

European Commission issues notice on recovery of unlawful and incompatible state aid

International Trade - European Union
Matheson

The European Commission recently published a new notice on the implementation of its decisions ordering the recovery of state aid.

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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