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Antony Sassi

Permission to appeal order for production of documents to liquidators refused

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The Court of Appeal has refused permission to appeal an apparently wide-ranging order for the production of documents made in favour of the liquidators in China Medical Technologies Inc v Tsang.

Vsevolod Volkov

Enforcement of arbitral awards by sanctioned entities: courts test public policy exception

Arbitration & ADR - Ukraine
Everlegal

Although the Ukrainian courts have released little jurisprudence with respect to the application of sanctions, this practice is gaining traction in response to Russian aggression in Crimea and the Donbas region.

Alexander Vogel

Due diligence requirements regarding share ownership and related compliance in M&A transactions

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In Swiss M&A practice, share deals remain the most common method of acquiring a business from a third party for several reasons.

Mirosław Cejmer

Simple joint stock company introduced to Commercial Companies Code

Company & Commercial - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

Parliament recently introduced the simple joint stock company to the Commercial Companies Code.

Karen Lorenz

Court examines scope of multimodal transport

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Federal Court of Justice case law suggests that, in multimodal transport cases, voyages always have a series of sections and there are no stages without sections.

Eleanor Wilson

Innovators commence court challenges regarding recent amendments to Patented Medicines Regulations

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The recent amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations have been the subject of two court challenges launched by groups of innovative pharmaceutical companies – one in the Quebec Superior Court and the other in the Federal Court.

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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