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Natalie Foster

No costs entitlement without lawyer's invoice – parties using in-house lawyers lose entitlement to costs

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

Since 1983 it has been the position in New Zealand that a party can recover costs in cases where it has been represented by a lawyer that it employed.

Arlin Sahinyan

Labour market impact assessments: benefits plan versus transition plan

Employment & Benefits - Canada

Employment and Social Development Canada's Global Talent Stream is a two-year pilot project providing Canadian employers expedited access to unique, specialised and highly skilled temporary foreign workers.

Jessica Williams

Security for costs – a foreign affair

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

During the early stages of litigation, a well-advised defendant will consider how to enforce a Cayman Islands court costs order in the foreign jurisdiction where the claimant's assets are located, and whether it should seek security from the claimant for the costs of doing so.

Thando Zibi

Caged songbirds: ownership of copyright in musical works

Intellectual Property - South Africa

For musicians, securing the protection of and ownership in their work is as important as the work's conception.

Constantinos Christofi

Submission period for applications to settle tax arrears by instalments extended

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Process of Adjustment of Tax Arrears Law established a procedure for settling tax arrears by monthly instalments.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Tobacco products: what constitutes a crime?

Product Regulation & Liability - Mexico
Sanchez-DeVanny Eseverri SC

The Secretariat of Health recently announced amendments to the General Law on Tobacco Control.



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