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Jonathan Goldfarb

High Court decision offers guidance on interpreting guarantees

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

A recent High Court decision provided guidance on the rules of interpretation when construing guarantees that display characteristics of both on-demand and true guarantees.

Ryoji Moroi

Proposed introduction of feed-in tariff wheeling fee

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is considering the introduction of a power generation base fee for feed-in tariff (FIT) eligible power generation companies.

Agnieszka Fedor

Summary of 2019 labour law amendments

Employment & Benefits - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

The year 2019 saw an abundance of labour law novelties, including amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure, the Act on Trade Unions and the Labour Code.

Christopher Loh

Supreme Court prohibits USPTO from shifting attorneys' fees in certain district court proceedings

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the US Patent and Trademark Office cannot shift the fees of its attorneys and paralegals to litigants in district court proceedings brought under Title 35, Section 145 of the US Code.

Jonathan Cary

Freezing orders: when will past conduct show a real risk of dissipation?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In Lakatamia Shipping Co Ltd v Morimoto, the Court of Appeal overturned a decision to discharge a worldwide freezing order.

Vlad Săndulescu

Parliament eases procedure for setting up new companies

Company & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

A series of minor yet impactful amendments will shortly be introduced to the Companies Law, making it easier for investors and entrepreneurs to set up a new company.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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