International Law Office

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Bradley Kruger

New opportunities for blockchain use in insurance industry

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

It has been more than a decade since blockchain – or distributed ledger technology – appeared on the financial services landscape.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Liberalisation of energy market: DEPA privatisation

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Under the new law on the liberalisation of the energy market, the Public Natural Gas Company (DEPA) will be spun off into three distinct undertakings, two of which will be completely privatised.

Hao Zhan

Product innovation: litigation property preservation liability insurance

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

In terms of premium revenue, China is the second largest insurance market in the world.

Marie Berard

Court of Appeal dispenses with service of enforcement of arbitral award against sovereign state

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The Court of Appeal recently considered whether service of formal court documentation on a state party was a necessary requirement when seeking to enforce an arbitral award against it or whether service could be dispensed with in certain circumstances.

Rik Analbers

New class actions act promotes efficient and effective settlement of large-scale damages cases

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

The Netherlands has always been at the forefront of the European Union in enabling collective redress for affected parties in mass damages cases.

Andreas Fankhauser

Supreme Court acquits air traffic controller

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

The Supreme Court recently upheld an appeal against the conviction of an air traffic controller who had cleared two aircraft in quick succession to take off from two crossing runways at Zurich airport.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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