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Jennie Cherry

Completing US tax forms: Form SS-4 – Application for Employer Identification Number

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

Non-US entities, even when not conducting a business in the United States, must sometimes apply for a US tax identification number, known as an employer identification number.

Kaitlyn Gulle

Fiery fight over Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board's latest agreement

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

In 2019 the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board and the United Firefighters Union of Australia Operational Staff Agreement 2016 was approved.

Antony Sassi

No 'cherry picking' of wide-ranging without prejudice discussions

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In Poon v Poon, the defendant successfully applied to have certain paragraphs excluded from witness statements filed on behalf of the plaintiff on the basis that they referred to without prejudice conversations and meetings.

Agus Ahadi Deradjat

Government acts to regulate booming e-commerce sector and foreign providers operating in Indonesian market

Company & Commercial - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Despite being mandated by Article 66 of the Trade Law, which entered into force in 2014, a government regulation specifically focused on e-commerce has only recently been issued after having been under discussion since 2015.

Olaf Hartenstein

Insurers beware: CMR jurisdiction rules apply to direct claims against carriers' liability insurers

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Court of Justice recently ruled on the appropriate jurisdiction regarding a head carrier's insurer's direct claim against subcarriers' liability insurers.

Alexander Vida

All that jazz: bad-faith trademark applications

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

Hungarian case law has prohibited acting in bad faith for centuries – particularly since the introduction of the Civil Code 1958 and the Trademark Act 1979.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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