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Lukas Rootman

Government publishes landmark Building Safety Bill to overhaul fire safety regulation

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The government recently published a draft Building Safety Bill as part of its commitment to overhaul fire safety regulation in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017, which claimed 72 lives.

Monica Syrdal

Monster unleashed the beast, but was shot down by the court

Intellectual Property - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Hjort

International energy drink giant Monster Energy Company recently lost a trademark infringement claim against energy drinks start-up Manimal Energy before the Borgarting Court of Appeals.

Frank Spoorenberg

Supreme Court will not review findings that parties lacked actual and common intent to arbitrate

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court upheld an arbitral award in which the arbitral tribunal had declined jurisdiction in the absence of a valid arbitration agreement.

Hao Zhan

Implications of antitrust guidelines for automobile sector on regulation of vertical restraints

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

China's antitrust agency's greatest competition concerns in the automobile sector relate to vertical restraints.

Alejandro Ruiz

IRS issues proposed regulations intended to clarify carried interest rules

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Internal Revenue Service recently issued proposed regulations under Section 1061, a provision enacted as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 2017 that recharacterises certain net long-term capital gain with respect to applicable partnership interests as short-term capital gain.

Tim Potts

Stick to the process: further reminder of how useful process agent clauses can be, especially following Brexit

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent case, a court explored whether a borrower had been validly served when the borrower had failed to comply with its contractual obligation to ensure that a process agent remained in place at all times.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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