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Jan Erik Janssen

New milestones to combat climate change

Environment & Climate Change - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

The government is working hard to achieve its climate goals and has set new milestones to implement a carbon price floor, a climate agreement and the Climate Act.

Hao Zhan

Court examines refusal to deal in private antitrust litigation against Tencent

Litigation - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Shenzhen Intermediate People's Court recently issued its judgment in the private antitrust litigation brought by domestic software company Shenzhen Micro Source Code Software Development Co Ltd (SMSCSD) against tech giant Tencent.

K Shanti Mogan

Another failed attempt by Indian government to set aside arbitral award before courts

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

In 2005 the Indian government unsuccessfully applied to the Malaysian courts to set aside a partial award issued by the arbitral tribunal.

David G Wong

Sexual orientation does not excuse inappropriate conduct

Employment & Benefits - Canada

The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal recently confirmed a district council's policy that restricted the manner in which inappropriate communication was processed, following a human rights complaint that the council's action had constituted censorship and been based on the fact that the complainant was a gay man.

Costas Stamatiou

English translation of merchant shipping law made available

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Deputy Ministry of Shipping has announced that an English translation of the Merchant Shipping (Recognition and Authorisation of Organisations) Law 2011 is now available on its website.

Sanaya F Vachha

Competition Commission examines deceptive marketing practices in the hotel sector

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Competition Commission recently conducted an enquiry following a complaint filed by Pakistan Services Limited against a number of other hotel operators for fraudulently using the complainant's registered trademark for the branding of their hotels.



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