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Charles Allen

Costs recovery for DIY litigation

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Hong Kong has a high incidence of litigants in person, which is largely explained by the cost of civil litigation generally, the absence of class actions, contingent fee arrangements and third-party funding of most civil claims, and the financial eligibility limits for civil legal aid.

Matthew J Howell

No fun in the sun: Trump administration further restricts aviation traffic to Cuba

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security recently announced rules designed to further restrict travel to Cuba, including eliminating a sub-category of authorised travel to Cuba entitled 'people-to-people educational travel'.

Jadon Wolmarans

What to do when your product is copied

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

South Africa has seen a dramatic rise in entrepreneurial activity, with many seeking to launch new products in the marketplace.

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Supreme Court evaluates hybrid arbitration agreement

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently considered the validity of a hybrid arbitration agreement which provided for the formation of a tribunal under the International Chamber of Commerce Rules of Arbitration to arbitrate at the Vienna International Arbitral Centre.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Recent labour law amendments

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

Norway's labour legislation has undergone a number of amendments in recent months.

Mathew Newman

Guernsey Royal Court's expertise in complex trusts cases

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Two recent cases in the Guernsey Royal Court – one relating to the variation of a settlement and one relating to the winding up of a trust – demonstrate the complex trusts cases that regularly come before the court.

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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