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Oliver Passmore

Don't delay – Jersey's Royal Court rules that time is a factor when deciding whether to exercise its discretion on grounds of mistake

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

A recent Royal Court judgment has indicated that delays in bringing an application to set aside a transfer of property to a Jersey trust due to mistake will be considered by the court when exercising its discretion as to whether to grant relief.

Richard Lister

Pre-transfer dismissal was by reason of transfer and automatically unfair

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Court of Appeal recently upheld a decision that the dismissal of an employee immediately before a Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations transfer was automatically unfair because the principal reason had been the transfer.

Ana-Laura Morales

Supreme Court ends pharmaceutical companies' battle over TRIPS Agreement

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Supreme Court recently rejected the extraordinary appeals filed by Pfizer against a Barcelona Court of Appeal judgment, confirming the dismissal of a patent infringement action against sildenafil generics competitors in Spain.

George Ioannou

Supreme Court examines appeal against decision by Land Registry director

Real Estate - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

The Supreme Court recently issued its decision on the appeal of a district court interim decision concerning an application to present oral evidence as part of an application against a decision by the director of the Land Registry.

Timothy P Tobin

FTC seeks comment on proposed changes to GLBA implementing rules

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The Federal Trade Commission recently issued notices seeking public comment on proposed amendments to the regulations implementing the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, commonly known as the Safeguards Rule and the Privacy Rule.

Warren Ganesh

Settlement, costs and persons under disability

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently handed down a practice note relating to the practice of making settlement offers or payments into court in cases involving claims on behalf of persons under a disability.

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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