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Alexander Vogel

New DLT/blockchain regulatory framework ready for parliamentary deliberations

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Federal Council recently adopted a dispatch on the further improvement of the framework conditions for distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain.

Matthew Nolan

Transpacific Steel secures trade court win for security tariffs on steel from Turkey

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of International Trade recently denied the Trump administration's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by an importer challenging the government's use of a Cold War-era trade law to double national security tariffs on steel imports from Turkey.

Gordon Drakes

Good faith and relational contracts

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

In two recent cases, the English courts considered whether the duty of good faith should be implied into commercial contracts.

Paul Otto

New York enacts new data security laws

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law a pair of bills establishing new requirements for businesses that process certain personal information relating to New York residents.

Marina Ryashchenko

Practical aspects of recovering post-award interest

Arbitration & ADR - Ukraine
Everlegal

Although Ukrainian law now allows for the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards which grant interest of an undetermined amount with no fixed maturity date or clear method of calculation, in practice, challenges may still arise during execution proceedings.

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.

OnDemand

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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