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Simon J Little

Private M&A on trial: damages for breach of private M&A accounting warranty

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

The High Court of Justice recently considered two disputes regarding breaches of warranties arising from the acquisitions of private companies.

Munir Hassan

Offshore wind extension round: seven projects progress through plan-level HRA

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

​The Crown Estate has confirmed that seven offshore wind extension projects will progress to the award of rights following the completion of its plan-level Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA).

Rachel Devon

Is sex addiction a disability?

Employment & Benefits - Canada

Can a unionised employee be fired for masturbating at work or is there a duty for employers to accommodate this conduct as a sex addiction? These were the novel questions considered in a recent case.

Maurizio Dardani

Tribunal of Genoa examines jurisdiction issue in pre-trial proceedings regarding court surveyor's appointment

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

A recent Tribunal of Genoa case concerning a yacht lost during carriage examined whether the Italian courts have jurisdiction to appoint court surveyors and order survey operations to take place in Italy where the merits of a dispute are not subject to Italian jurisdiction.

Stephan Schmalzl

Frolicking in the (cash)pool? Hesitant embrace of state-of-the-art cash management

Banking - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently dismissed an insolvency administrator's complaint challenging the enforcement of an account pledge provided to a bank as security for a notional cash pool arrangement.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI penalises Godrej for role in bilateral ancillary cartel

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

In January 2019 the Competition Commission of India imposed a penalty of Rs85,01,364 on Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co Ltd for its role in a bilateral ancillary cartel, which violated Section 3(3) read with Section 3(1) of the Competition Act.



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