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Okan Demirkan

Application of competence-competence principle

Arbitration & ADR - Turkey
Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı Attorneys at Law

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Model Law adopts the principles of competence-competence and the separability of arbitration agreements.

Louw Steyn

Does fourth industrial revolution call for sui generis form of IP protection?

Intellectual Property - South Africa

The so-called 'fourth industrial revolution' is in full swing.

Will Pearce

Private M&A trends: the use of a 'locked box' pricing mechanism

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

For the sale of a company using a European-style share purchase agreement governed by English law, the use of a 'locked box' as the seller's preferred pricing mechanism is now more commonplace than the traditionally popular closing accounts.

Mathieu Laurent

New law on court enforcement of European account preservation orders

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The EU European Account Preservation Orders (EAPO) Regulation states that attachment orders must be enforced through the courts in accordance with the procedures applicable to the enforcement of equivalent national orders in the member state of enforcement.

Anna Turi

HCA's recent practice: cooperation and commitments

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

In recent years, the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) has seemingly aimed to foster cooperation between itself and market participants.

Valérie Gareau-Dalpé

Student working conditions: beware of disparities

Employment & Benefits - Canada

The Quebec Human Rights Tribunal recently held that student status and the fact that students work during the summer to pay for their studies must be equated to a social condition protected under the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms.



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