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Joanne Verbiesen

Tick, tock – the need to keep an eye on the clock in liquidator applications

Private Client & Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

A recent Court of Appeal decision serves as a useful reminder to keep an eye on the clock when seeking the appointment of liquidators to a company in the British Virgin Islands.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Constitutional Court issues decision on reasonable time requirement in criminal proceedings

Litigation - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Since 2012, individuals in Turkey have been able to make individual complaint applications to the Constitutional Court claiming that the state has violated their fundamental constitutional rights (or rights under the European Human Rights Convention) through its acts or omissions.

C Mark Baker

60th anniversary of New York Convention: a Q&A

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

In 2018 the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards 1958 (known as the New York Convention) will celebrate its 60th anniversary.

Brandon Heard

Consultation on proposed regulations under Health Sector Payment Transparency Act 2017

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Ontario legislature recently passed the Strengthening Quality and Accountability for Patients Act 2017, which enacts or amends 10 statutes, including the Health Sector Payment Transparency Act 2017.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

Proposed oil spill amendment bill will significantly affect oil and gas industry

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 recently underwent its second reading.

Maurus Winzap

Switzerland and Brazil sign double taxation agreement

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Switzerland and Brazil recently signed a double taxation agreement, which is a major achievement for both countries and has been a long-standing demand of the private sector.



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