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David Smyth

Settlement 'solutions' looking for problems?

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The judiciary in Hong Kong recently published a Guidance Note for Case Settlement Conference in Civil Cases in the District Court.

Ashok Kumar Mahadev Ranai

Construing conditional payment terms beyond pay-when-paid clauses under CIPAA

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

A contractor and claimant, Econpile, has had verdicts delivered by both the Court of Appeal and the High Court on, among other things, the issue of whether an adjudicator has the jurisdiction to decide on a payment claim when the contract has been terminated and whether the contractor is entitled to commence an adjudication proceeding under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 after the contract has been terminated..

Emma Pinkerton

Indemnity for cost of contaminated land

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

A recent case concerning a landlord's counterclaim for the cost incurred by it in remediating its property prior to undertaking a major redevelopment project provides a useful reminder to tenants on the extent of their potential liability at the end of the term of their lease and sounds a cautionary note to any party undertaking works under licence.

Cesare Galli

Italy nominates Milan as third head office of UPC instead of London

Intellectual Property - Italy
IP Law Galli

At a recent Unified Patent Court (UPC) Preparatory Committee meeting on the effects of the United Kingdom's withdrawal of its ratification of the court's founding agreement, Italy announced its intention to nominate Milan as the new branch of the UPC headquarters instead of London.

Jürg Schneider

New Swiss DLT regulation as of 2021

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Parliament recently approved new regulations for blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT).

Jonas Löfgren

Is Swedish market for CBD oils closed?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

In 2019 the Administrative Court prohibited several companies from selling products containing CBD.

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