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K Shanti Mogan

It's confirmed! CIPAA applies prospectively to construction contracts

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

After much anticipation, the Federal Court has finally confirmed that the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 applies only to construction contracts entered into after the act took effect on 15 April 2014.

Chris Ross

Unfair prejudice saga – Court of Appeal tries to impose some order

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently sought to impose some order on an unfair prejudice petition which had been mired in wrangling over pleadings for six years.

Callum Micucci

Good-faith obligations survive bankruptcy of insured

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The general position that bankruptcy can substantially vary the rights of insureds has often been argued and rejected.

Agnieszka Fedor

Amendments to Code of Civil Procedure

Employment & Benefits - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

The Act of 4 July 2019 – which amended the Code of Civil Procedure and other acts, including Poland's labour and social security law – has received significant attention.

Takashi Tsukioka

Does Interest Rate Restriction Act apply to corporate bonds?

Capital Markets - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Interest rates applicable to loans made in Japan are subject to the Interest Rate Restriction Act, which is Japan's usury law.

Martin André Dittmer

CAT upholds decision on outdoor media owners' discount rates

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

The Competition Appeals Tribunal recently upheld a decision by the Competition Council which found that two outdoor advertising companies, Clear Channel Danmark A/S and AFA JCDecaux A/S, had coordinated discount rates through an agreement.

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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