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Jeevan Ballav Panda

Revisiting Supreme Court Centrotrade decision and utility of two-tier arbitration clauses

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

Two-tier arbitration clauses or appellate arbitration mechanisms were upheld by a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court in Centrotrade Minerals and Metal Inc v Hindustan Copper Limited.

Andrew Roberson

IRS real-time audit programme: further developments

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Compliance Assurance Process programme is a real-time audit programme that seeks to resolve the tax treatment of all or most return issues before tax returns are filed.

Adrian Attard

The saga continues: bunker delivery notes under Maltese law

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

The practice of inserting a reference to a physical supplier's applicable terms and conditions in a bunker delivery note is rife within the local bunkering community.

Matthew Larsen

Breaking up is hard to do: court awards more than C$112,000 to employee terminated for breach of trust

Employment & Benefits - Canada

A recent British Columbia Supreme Court's decision is a cautionary tale for employers that terminate employment first and ask questions later.

Alexander Vida

Novel approach to assessing similarity of services

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent & Law Office LLC

In a recent case, the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) held that the services covered by two conflicting marks were not similar and granted the applied-for mark protection in Class 35.

Nicolaj Kleist

Climate proposal has implications for transport sector

Environment & Climate Change - Denmark
Bruun & Hjejle

The Danish Energy Agency estimates that Denmark must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by between 32 million and 37 million tons by 2030 to reach its EU climate goals.



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