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Ajay Bhargava

Award replacing contractual provisions with new terms "shocks the conscience" of Supreme Court

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The question of whether a contract can be amended retroactively was raised in the arbitration proceedings between Ssangyong and the National Highways Authority of India.

Stephan Erbe

FDFA opens consultation procedure on CLNI 2012

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) recently opened a consultation procedure on the Strasbourg Convention on the Limitation of Liability in Inland Navigation 2012 and its implementation (ie, an amendment to the Swiss Maritime Navigation Act).

Bram Woltering

Unauthorised filing of trademarks by agent or representative

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The District Court of Gelderland recently rendered a judgment on the subject of unauthorised agent or representative filings.

Llewellyn V Boyer-Cartwright

Government reopens negotiations on overflight fees and airspace management

Aviation - Bahamas
Callenders & Co

The Bahamas' flight information region airspace comprises tens of thousands of miles and is subject to significant overflight activity.

Pranay Bhatia

Mumbai Tax Tribunal rules on service permanent establishment threshold: leave periods and multiple counting

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Mumbai Tax Tribunal recently ruled in a case concerning the threshold for determining whether a taxpayer has a service permanent establishment in India, finding that the multiple counting of employees on a particular day is prohibited under the India-UK tax treaty.

Raphaël Buruiana

Discrimination in the hiring process: what remedies are available to candidates?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Superior Court of Quebec has confirmed that the Public Service Commission of Canada has the power to order the hiring of a candidate who has been discriminated against.

OnDemand

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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