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Jeremy Prain

Court's discretion trumps International Arbitration Act in admiralty case

Shipping & Transport - South Africa
Bowmans

In 2017 South Africa promulgated the International Arbitration Act (IAA) with a view to creating a viable arbitral forum on the African continent to resolve international disputes.

Hagen Köckeritz

Continuation of remuneration in event of illness: uniformity of incapacity

Employment & Benefits - Germany
Mayer Brown

In a recent case, the Federal Labour Court once again had to consider an employee's claim for continued remuneration in case of illness.

Aleksandra Kolenda

Draft Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms Act published

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The draft Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms Act was recently published on the Government Legislation Centre's website.

Gan Khong Aik

Apex court finds controller of housing's powers to waive or modify provisions of statutory contract invalid

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently delivered a landmark decision on a pertinent issue concerning the interests of house buyers.

Kingshuk Banerjee

Insufficiently stamped agreements: can parties still seek interim relief in support of India-seated arbitrations?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The Supreme Court recently held that the courts cannot appoint an arbitrator on the basis of an arbitration clause if the agreement containing such clause is insufficiently stamped.

Sam Moss

Five points to look out for when signing construction contracts governed by Swiss law

Construction - Switzerland
LALIVE

Swiss law is commonly used for construction contracts and is generally considered to be a safe option for good reason.

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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