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Samuel B Boxerman

EPA proposes 'secret science' rulemaking

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a rule which would prohibit the use of scientific studies to support new regulations unless the studies' underlying data is publicly available for independent validation.

Fernando Eduardo Serec

Brazilian legal system: civil law sprinkled with common law elements

Litigation - Brazil
TozziniFreire Advogados

Even though Brazil is a civil law country, the New Civil Procedure Code of 2015 has brought elements of common law jurisdictions to the Brazilian courts.

Peter S Spivack

Artificial intelligence and data analytics in fraud and corruption investigations

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells US LLP

When a legal team needs to find the facts behind fraud and corruption allegations in a government investigation, technology can drive substantial new efficiencies.

Yoshikazu Sugino

Are differences in employment conditions of fixed-term and permanent employees reasonable?

Employment & Benefits - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Article 20 of the Labour Contract Act prohibits the imposition of unreasonable employment conditions on fixed-term employees in order to ensure their fair treatment.

Federico Hernández Arroyo

Red Compartida: president launches major telecoms project

Telecoms - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The president recently launched the Red Compartida (or Shared Network), which is one of the most important projects being undertaken in the Mexican telecoms sector.

Matti Komonen

Third stage of Transport Code and e-CMR protocol

Shipping & Transport - Finland
HPP Attorneys Ltd

The main aims of the Transport Code are to create a growth environment for digitalisation and promote transport business by deregulation.



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