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Assigning liquidator rights to sue: what has been created?

This article looks at the issues that arise from recent reforms to Australian insolvency laws, along with the opportunities created.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 19 October 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

PRC signs the Hague Convention on choice of court agreements: A step forward in the resolution of cross-border litigation

On 12 September 2017, the People’s Republic of China signed the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements, increasing opportunities for the recognition of Chinese court judgments internationally and vice versa.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 16 October 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

When does a discussion infringe competition law? Lessons from the UK’s competition appeal tribunal in Balmoral v CMA

This briefing examines the recent judgment of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) in Balmoral v CMA.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 13 October 2017 | Practice Area: Competition

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Supreme Court Corner Q3 2017

The Lanham Act's disparagement clause violates the free speech clause of the First Amendment and inter partes review before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. This article reviews the two cases in question.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 12 October 2017 | Practice Area: Patents

London Court of International Arbitration releases latest arbitration costs and duration figures

This article looks at some of the headline points and trends from the London Court of International Arbitration's report on the costs and duration of arbitrations.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 11 October 2017 | Practice Area: Arbitration

Houston Bankruptcy Court splits with Third Circuit on “statutory impairment”

Ultra court clarifies the requirements for classifying a creditor as “unimpaired” under a plan of reorganization.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 11 October 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

Actavis v Eli Lilly: The doctrine of equivalents in the UK, France and Germany

In view of the UK Supreme Court's judgment in Actavis v Eli Lilly, this article asks: How does this compare with the law regarding equivalents in France and Germany?

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 10 October 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

Fake lawyer websites on the rise: consumers and legal profession at risk

Fake law firms are not new, but legal consumers' reliance on the internet is causing a proliferation of fake lawyer websites. This paper examines several examples of how fake lawyers create fraudulent websites, the risks to consumers and law firms, and the factors that can help to mitigate risks.

Law Firm: .law | Published: 09 October 2017 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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SA Constitution comes to the fore in North African cargo dispute

The Constitution proved to be the unlikely compass that guided the Eastern Cape Local Division of the High Court in ruling on a recent cargo dispute. This briefing examines the case.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 05 October 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

Jacobs' claim for injunctive relief declared crackers: TCC reaffirms the right to adjudicate

This breifing examines a recent case that related to an application by the claimant (Jacobs) against the defendant (Skanska) for an injunction to restrain Skanska from proceeding with an adjudication.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 05 October 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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