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Marco Penna

New banking regulation: temporary measures in event of hard Brexit

Banking - Italy
Legance Avvocati Associati

The Ministry of Economy and Finance recently published a press release announcing the measures which the Italian government, in close consultation with the regulatory authorities and following discussions with trade associations, intends to take in order to avoid a hard Brexit having a cliff-edge effect on financial activities.

Jesper Windahl

Carrier subject to unlimited liability for theft of products from trailer

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A recent Maritime and Commercial Court ruling highlights that a carrier may be exposed to unlimited liability for loss resulting from a failure to adhere to a shipper's demands regarding special precautions, even when these demands do not follow from the parties overall cooperation agreement.

Stella Koukounis

New simplified strike-off procedure comes into force

Company & Commercial - Cyprus
Solsidus Law

The provisions on the striking off of Cypriot companies set out in the Companies Law were recently amended to introduce a simplified process to reinstate a company which is struck off as a result of failure to file mandatory documents or to pay the annual levy to the registrar.

Stuart Cullen

Commercial Court provides welcome guidance on Norwich Pharmacal relief in aid of foreign proceedings

Private Client & Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

In a recent ex tempore judgment, the BVI Commercial Court's power to grant Norwich Pharmacal disclosure orders in support of foreign proceedings was clarified.

Amy Nevins

Court of Appeal upholds EAT decision on Asda equal pay claims

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Court of Appeal recently upheld an Employment Appeal Tribunal decision that Asda's lower-paid, predominately female retail staff can compare themselves to higher-paid, mainly male, distribution depot staff.

Charlotte Henschen

Court of Appeal: agency is not always enough to engage law of bribery and secret commissions

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently held that a seller paying a fee to an acquisition agent without the buyer's knowledge does not render the contract for sale void or voidable.

OnDemand

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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