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Matthieu de Varax

Finance leasing: from resolution to lapse

Shipping & Transport - France
Odi-se Avocats

A Court of Cassation decision relating to a finance lease agreement for a truck has brought longstanding jurisprudence in line with recent legislation.

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.

Man Mohan Sharma

Supreme Court permits material seized during dawn raid to be used as evidence

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

On 15 January 2019 the Supreme Court allowed the Competition Commission of India's (CCI's) appeal against a Delhi High Court order which had prohibited the CCI director general from acting on the evidence seized during a dawn raid of 19 September 2014.

Hasret Mutlu

Revised Federal Act on Gender Equality – effective enforcement instrument for equal pay?

Employment & Benefits - Switzerland
Rihm Rechtsanwälte

Since 1981, the Federal Constitution has guaranteed equal wages for men and women who carry out similar work; however, a wage disparity exists that arguably cannot be explained by anything other than gender.

Héctor Elias Chagoya

Plant inventions and patent eligibility trends

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property's examination criteria was previously consistent enough to provide patent applicants with legal certainty about the eligibility of plant-related inventions.

Elsie F Hakim

New BKPM regulation clarifies guidelines and procedures for licensing and facilities under FDI regime

Corporate Finance/M&A - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Indonesia's Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) recently issued a new regulation that amends BKPM Regulation 6/2018, which sets out guidelines and procedures for licensing and facilities under Indonesia's foreign direct investment (FDI) regime.



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