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New Japan International Mediation Centre

Japan - January 19 2018 It has recently been announced that a new “Japan International Mediation Centre” (JIMC) is to open in Kyoto in early 2018. While details on the new…

Reforme de l'arbitrage OHADA - publication du nouvel acte uniforme relatif au droit de l'arbitrage et du reglement d'arbitrage revise de la ccja

Global - December 22 2017 Près de 18 ans après l'adoption de Acte Uniforme relatif au droit de l'arbitrage au sein de l'espace...

Affordable Housing: Back to Basics

United Kingdom - December 7 2017 "Affordable housing" - two words that those working in the property and planning world can hardly move without seeing flashed about everywhere. There…

Getting your just deserts: Remedies for breach of contract

United Kingdom - November 7 2017 Establishing that a counterparty is in breach of contract is only the first hurdle to obtaining proper redress. It is just as important for the…

The role of mediation in the resolution of Belt and Road Initiative disputes

China, Hong Kong, Singapore - October 11 2017 China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has gained huge momentum of late, with governments, companies and lawyers keen to maximise the many…

EU Parliament Resolution on the implementation of the Mediation Directive

European Union - September 27 2017 The EU Parliament has adopted a Resolution on the implementation of the EU Mediation Directive (2008/52/EC), containing recommendations aimed at…

China Has Released Guidelines on Outbound Investment

China - August 31 2017 Four key Chinese authorities, i.e. the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), the People’s Bank of…

NAFTA Renegotiation: ISDS reform objectives

Global, USA - August 7 2017 The United States will lobby for changes to the investor-state dispute settlement ("ISDS") provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement…

CJEU holds that mandatory mediation is not inherently precluded by EU law

European Union, Italy - July 4 2017 The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has concluded that national legislation imposing mandatory mediation as a pre-condition to…

Intellectual property issues for purchasers of development sites

United Kingdom - June 30 2017 A recent case reminded us that a range of IP issues can sometimes be overlooked when purchasing development sites. Some relevant questions that…