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Bernardine Adkins

Tariff-free trade? Understanding rules of origin

International Trade - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

Following its exit from the European Union, a key aspect of the United Kingdom's trade policy has been to conclude free trade agreements (FTAs) with other countries and trading blocs.

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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - International
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Mark Chorazak

Getting smart: financial regulators seek input on AI

Banking & Financial Services - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Various federal agencies recently issued a request for information (RFI) which seeks insight into the financial industry's use of AI in the provision of financial services to customers and appropriate AI governance, risk management and controls.

Matthew Kirtland

Monster Energy distribution dispute: amicus briefs do not create evident partiality

Arbitration & ADR - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright

In a six-year dispute between Monster Energy Co and City Beverages, LLC d/b/a Olympic Eagles Distributing (Olympic), a judge sitting in the Central District of California has denied Olympic's motion to compel arbitration in a forum other than the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS), finding that the JAMS' filing of two amicus briefs did not create reasonable doubt as to its partiality..

Eriko Ogata

Equal pay for equal work: differences in working conditions between fixed-term and indefinite-term employees

Employment & Immigration - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Amendments to the Part-Time and Fixed-Term Employment Act recently entered into force, aiming to achieve equal pay for equal work.

Alicia Herrador Muñoz

Composition of active mass under TRLC

Insolvency & Restructuring - Spain
Augusta Abogados

The Consolidated Text of the Bankruptcy Law introduces the concept of the 'active mass' of a bankruptcy, which constitutes all of the assets and rights integrated into the bankrupt's assets on the date of the declaration of bankruptcy, as well as those that are reintegrated to the bankrupt or acquired until the conclusion of the bankruptcy proceedings.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru