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Valerie Allan

OGA launches mediation pilot for resolving UKCS licence disputes

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

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) recently launched a year-long UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) mediation pilot, which aims to test the extent to which mediation can assist in resolving disputes involving licences in the UKCS.

Eamon Harrison Courtenay

International arbitration: local court developments

Private Client & Offshore Services - Belize
Courtenay Coye LLP

Arbitration in Belize is governed by the Arbitration Act.

Péter Korózs

Penalty claim without prior reservation? Supreme Court confirms estoppel-based practice

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

Is a penalty for delayed performance enforceable if the purchaser fails to reserve its rights immediately? Or is enforceability excluded only if the purchaser expressly waives its right? This article analyses the Supreme Court's judgment in a recent construction dispute, in which the court appears to have maintained its estoppel-based practice despite recent legislative changes..

David Maria Marino

Control over distribution networks: recent IVASS and ANIA clarifications

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

Section 46 of Institute for the Supervision of Insurance (IVASS) Regulation 40/2018 concerns (re)insurance distribution and provides that undertakings must, among other things, draft an annual report on the control over their distribution networks, which must be submitted to the board and the compliance division and delivered to IVASS.

Elizabeth Greene

Online harms: government publishes response to consultation on proposals for internet regulation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The government recently published its initial response to the public consultation on the Online Harms White Paper, in the first substantive update since its publication in April 2019.

Claire Himsl

Employees' right to sue for constructive dismissal

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Employees should be treated with dignity and respect.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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