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Jeevan Ballav Panda

Revisiting Supreme Court Centrotrade decision and utility of two-tier arbitration clauses

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

Two-tier arbitration clauses or appellate arbitration mechanisms were upheld by a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court in Centrotrade Minerals and Metal Inc v Hindustan Copper Limited.

Claudia Csáky

Dispenser for free newspapers – work of art?

Intellectual Property - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently set out clear principles regarding the protection of a work of visual art under the Copyright Act where technical functions played a role.

Andrew Roberson

IRS real-time audit programme: further developments

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Compliance Assurance Process programme is a real-time audit programme that seeks to resolve the tax treatment of all or most return issues before tax returns are filed.

Michael E Borden

US election results: five key matters for financial services industry

Banking - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

In the recent election, the Democrats captured a majority in the House of Representatives and Representative Maxine Waters (D-Calif) is now in line to lead the House Financial Services Committee.

Lisa H Bebchick

Delaware appraisal decisions

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
Ropes & Gray LLP

During the second quarter of 2018, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed, without opinion, the Court of Chancery's decision in ACP Master, in which the Court of Chancery had appraised Clearwire's shares at a significant discount compared with the deal price.

Amie Frydenberg

Christmas party scandal: Fair Work Commission upholds dismissal of glass-throwing employee

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The Fair Work Commission recently made a significant decision on out-of-hours conduct in finding that ALDI had had a valid reason to dismiss an employee for throwing a full glass of beer over the heads of other employees at a work Christmas function.



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