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Focus International: the world of questions facing global law firms in 2017

This publication looks at some of the key trends in legal markets around the world, including China's push into Latin America, Japanese investment in Africa, and the global uncertainty sparked by the UK's vote to leave the European Union and Donald Trump's election as US president.

Law Firm: ALM | Published: 05 January 2017 | Practice Area: Cross Border

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Supreme Court arms successful defendants with remedy against malicious pursuit of civil litigation

Following a Supreme Court ruling, successful defendants pursued maliciously by a claimant can now subsequently sue for damage suffered, including damage to reputation, earnings and health, and the excess of legal expenses over any amount awarded in the initial proceedings, as this article explains.

Law Firm: Debevoise & Plimpton | Published: 29 November 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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The importance of a valuation date - why the right thing at the wrong time can be the wrong thing

"The right thing at the wrong time is the wrong thing" is a quote which strikes a chord when considering the date of valuation in disputes. This article focuses on the importance of date for the commonly used valuation method of discounted cashflow.

Law Firm: Grant Thornton | Published: 21 November 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Brexit: New arbitration alternatives for financial disputes

Recent innovations at a number of arbitral institutions have brought into sharp focus arbitration options for post-Brexit financial disputes.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 07 November 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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Third-party funding in arbitration: a more attractive proposition

Latham lawyers Simon Bushell and Kavan Bakhda discuss whether third-party funding in arbitration claims has become a more attractive proposition following a recent court decision.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 01 November 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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Forfeiture of partnership and LLP profit shares: having your slice and eating it

A partner can potentially forfeit all part of his profit share if he breaches his fiduciary duties, according to a recent decision of the High Court. That has some interesting implications for partnerships and LLPs.

Law Firm: Excello Law | Published: 20 October 2016 | Practice Area: Business of law

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High Court upholds recovery of third-party funding costs from opponent

The High Court recently upheld an arbitrator's award which ruled that nearly £2 million of arbitration funding costs were "other costs" within the meaning of the Arbitration Act 1996 and were therefore recoverable from the Claimant.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 18 October 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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BVI International Arbitration Centre to open

The long-anticipated BVI International Arbitration Centre is expected to open next month, providing arbitration services in multiple languages from within the British Virgin Islands.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 18 October 2016 | Practice Area: Arbitration

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International Arbitration Newsletter

Highlights of important news, legal issues and developments in international arbitration.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 18 October 2016 | Practice Area: Arbitration

Choosing a forum for international disputes: 15 facts about Dubai's Dispute Resolution Authority

The Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA) is the dispute resolution body of the Dubai International Centre. This Gowling WLG briefing sets out fifteen facts about the DRA to consider when drafting an international contract.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 18 August 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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