International Law Office

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Bruno Floriani

Franchisee defaults: when is it 'material' enough?

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

Few areas of contract law have created as much confusion as the nebulous distinction between material breaches, substantial breaches and breaches going to the root of the contract.

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.

Fabienne Limacher

Taxation of digital economy: Swiss response to recent OECD statement

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development recently released a statement update on a new international framework to allocate part of the profits of multinational enterprises with a substantial digital business footprint in countries in which they have a large user base, but no physical presence.

Mary V Ward

Blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation 2020

Banking - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The current government was elected in 2017, having undertaken to create new economic pillars in Bermuda, identify new opportunities for economic diversification and seek local and overseas investment to develop new local industry and thereby create jobs in Bermuda.

Athanassios Lambrou

Court of appeal finds EAR policy's defect exclusion clause unambiguous and straightforward

Insurance - Greece
Zemberis, Markezinis, Lambrou & Associates

Contract works policies contain exclusion clauses relating to the cost of rectifying defects in design, materials and workmanship, which offer rich grounds for disputes between underwriters and insureds.

Amy Nevins

Introduction of paid parental bereavement leave confirmed

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has finalised the legislation to implement an entitlement to two weeks' paid bereavement leave for working parents who lose a child aged under 18.

OnDemand

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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