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Charles Allen

Costs recovery for DIY litigation

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Hong Kong has a high incidence of litigants in person, which is largely explained by the cost of civil litigation generally, the absence of class actions, contingent fee arrangements and third-party funding of most civil claims, and the financial eligibility limits for civil legal aid.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI rules that mere discussion of price increases does not constitute cartel

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

In November 2018 the Competition Commission of India (CCI) dismissed the allegations of cartelisation in the determination of flashlight prices against Eveready Industries India Limited, Panasonic Energy India Co Ltd, Indo National Ltd, Geep Industries (India) Pvt Ltd and the Association of Indian Dry Cell Manufacturers.

Stephen P Kranz

Wisconsin enacts discriminatory exit charge for businesses moving out of state

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A Wisconsin governor recently signed into law an act that either bars a reduction for, or requires amounts deducted to be added back to, Wisconsin taxable income for moving expenses deducted on federal income tax returns if the expenses are associated with a business moving out of the state or country.

Jürg Schneider

Review of private WhatsApp messages on work mobile phone deemed unlawful

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Supreme Court of the Canton of Zurich recently clarified that employers must clearly regulate the private use of work communication devices, as well as any related control mechanisms.

Johanna Niegel

Private trusts, foundations and charities

Private Client & Offshore Services - Liechtenstein
Allgemeines Treuunternehmen (ATU)

This article addresses the rules and procedures governing the establishment and maintenance of private trusts, foundations and charities in Liechtenstein.

Tan Meiyen

Alternative dispute resolution in insolvency and restructuring proceedings

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

Singapore is positioning itself as a hub for insolvency and restructuring.

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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