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Amy Nevins

Introduction of paid parental bereavement leave confirmed

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has finalised the legislation to implement an entitlement to two weeks' paid bereavement leave for working parents who lose a child aged under 18.

Frank Spoorenberg

Partial annulment of award based on ultra petita grounds

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

A recent case addressed the partial annulment of an award which granted damages where the prayer for relief sought only a declaration (ultra petita).

Gan Khong Aik

Apex court finds controller of housing's powers to waive or modify provisions of statutory contract invalid

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently delivered a landmark decision on a pertinent issue concerning the interests of house buyers.

Valerie Allan

OGA launches mediation pilot for resolving UKCS licence disputes

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) recently launched a year-long UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) mediation pilot, which aims to test the extent to which mediation can assist in resolving disputes involving licences in the UKCS.

Mary V Ward

Blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation 2020

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The current government was elected in 2017, having undertaken to create new economic pillars in Bermuda, identify new opportunities for economic diversification and seek local and overseas investment to develop new local industry and thereby create jobs in Bermuda.

Bruno Floriani

Franchisee defaults: when is it 'material' enough?

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

Few areas of contract law have created as much confusion as the nebulous distinction between material breaches, substantial breaches and breaches going to the root of the contract.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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