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Bruno Weber-Steinhaus

CMNI transport documents must specify weight

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Court of Justice recently clarified a number of issues under the Budapest Convention on the Contract for the Carriage of Goods by Inland Waterway – most importantly, the determination (calculation) of the limitation per weight of goods.

Carlos Ramos Miranda

New government to eliminate private medical insurance for public officials

Insurance - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The recently elected government administration has publicly announced that it intends to eliminate the private medical insurance currently granted to public officials as part of their benefits.

Kaori Yamada

Is JFTC Asia's frontrunner in investigating e-commerce platforms?

Competition & Antitrust - Japan
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has been noticeably vocal regarding its intention to keep a close eye on e-commerce.

Hui Huang

Relationship between new Anti-unfair Competition Law and Paris Convention: legal liability

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung

The new Anti-unfair Competition Law took effect in January 2018.

Ian Mann

Grand Court gives directions for dissenters' discovery in appraisal action

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

Following the recent Court of Appeal decision in Qunar, the Grand Court handed down written reasons for its further directions for dissenters' discovery in a Section 238 appraisal action.

Richard Alonso

EPA and DOJ bring criminal charges for tampering with vehicles' OBD systems

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) criminal office recently announced criminal charges against employees of an oil and gas operation for tampering with and disabling pollution controls and on-board diagnostic (OBD) systems on the company's truck fleet.



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