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Ole Kristian Olsby

Employer liable for customer's sexual harassment of employee

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

A recent district court ruling demonstrates that an employer can be liable for a customer's sexual harassment towards an employee.

Brian Simms

Supreme Court identifies its jurisdictional limits to assist in trust arbitration proceedings

Litigation - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Supreme Court recently clarified its jurisdictional limits to assist in trust-related arbitrations, ruling that it has no such jurisdiction to allow service outside an action's jurisdiction.

Keiji Tonomura

New protection for Big Data under Unfair Competition Prevention Act

Competition & Antitrust - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The Unfair Competition Prevention Act was recently amended to afford new legal protection to Big Data.

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.

Meenakshi Datta

Government will allow broader use of co-pay accumulator programmes for 2020

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Labour and the Treasury have jointly announced that they will not enforce the HHS's recently finalised policy that limits private health plans' use of accumulator programmes to prescription brand drugs for which a medically appropriate generic equivalent is available.

Constantinos Pashiardis

District court reaffirms narrow scope of public policy argument against recognition of arbitral awards

Arbitration & ADR - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants applied for the recognition and enforcement of a London Court of International Arbitration award, which the respondents argued was contrary to Cypriot public policy pursuant to the New York Convention.



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