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Costanza Mariconda

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on nullity of arbitral award for late delivery of decision

Arbitration & ADR - Italy
Mariconda e Associati Studio Legale

The Supreme Court of Cassation recently found that parties alleging nullity of an arbitral award for the late delivery of the decision must notify the other parties and arbitrators before the award's deliberation pursuant to the Code of Civil Procedure.

Mathieu Laurent

Court of Appeal rules on testimony of executive board members

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

In a dispute between a public limited liability company and one of its employees, the Court of Appeal issued a decision concerning the testimony of executive board members of a party to a dispute.

Michael Woller

Influencer marketing – Advertising Council adopts specific rules

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

'Influencer marketing' means taking advantage of bloggers and other persons who have their own social media channels to promote goods and services.

Markus Dörig

Enforcing board members' information rights

Company & Commercial - Switzerland
Badertscher Attorneys at Law

The Federal Supreme Court recently considered – for the first time – whether board members' rights to information, inspection and insight can also be asserted on an appeal basis.

Dries Hoek

New dawn for dividend-stripping rules?

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Abusive schemes whereby taxpayers retain shares for at least 18 months before they are disposed of for a nominal consideration recently came to the attention of the National Treasury, which proposed that the share buy-backs and dividend stripping rules be amended with effect from 20 February 2019.

Gerlind Wisskirchen

Digitalisation and codetermination: Facebook, Google Maps... and now Twitter

Employment & Benefits - Germany
CMS

After the sensational Facebook ruling rendered by the Federal Labour Court in 2016, the discrepancy between rapid digitalisation and restrictive case law with regard to Section 87(I)(6) of the Works Constitution Act has once again become the focus of attention in a labour law dispute.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey