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Lia Alizia

All in the family: court removes restriction on employment of spouses and blood relatives

Employment & Benefits - Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S

Previously, under the Manpower Law, employers in Indonesia could include an article in their employment agreements, company regulations or collective labour agreements which allowed them to terminate employees for having a marital or blood relationship with another employee in the same company.

Marie Berard

Court of Appeal rules on arbitrators' duty to disclose

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance LLP

The Court of Appeal recently found that there was no appearance of bias where an arbitrator had accepted multiple arbitral appointments from one party to several arbitrations where the subject matter of the arbitrations was the same or overlapping.

Samuel B Boxerman

NGOs sue EPA for ending 'once in, always in' policy for maximum achievable control technology

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

Environmental non-governmental organisations recently filed a petition for review with the District of Columbia Circuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to end its 'once in, always in' interpretation of Section 112 of the Clean Air Act.

Josée Weydert

What you need to know about Luxembourg's MiFID II legislation

Capital Markets - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh
Parham Kouchikali

Court finds no contract without parties' signatures

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent dispute about the existence of a contract, the High Court found that the parties intended to be bound only when all parties had signed.

Ian Mann

Getting schooled in Nord Anglia – extra safeguards for companies facing appraisal litigation

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

In Nord Anglia the justice made directions orders regarding the use of keyword searches, the number and scope of information requests, and the conduct of management meetings consistent with the orders made in Xiadu Life Technology.

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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