Introduction In the recent years, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has been subject to severe criticisms on account of its inability to conclude any negotiations. The lack of consensus among its diverse membership, who differ considerably in terms of their economic and socio-political structures and interests, has been at the core of the discussion. In […]Read More
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The protection of trade secrets lies not only in how many or which measures are adopted by companies to protect their secrets from being easily disclosed or used. It also lies in how to manage employees well, so they do not disclose trade secrets. In a way, the latter is more important, because the confidentiality […]Read More
Arb-Med-Arb could benefit cases where the parties have a mutual interest in preserving a longer-term continuing relationship. Peter Pettibone introduces this innovative technique.Read More
Introduction Trade secrets protection clauses are often embedded in distribution contracts over the sale of technical parts for the manufacturing industry. Such clauses ought to be carefully designed when products and materials will be exported to a foreign country. Alongside the issue of protecting a company’s own confidential business information, the large scale distribution of […]Read More
When contracting with Chinese parties it is crucial to select and draft jurisdiction and dispute resolution clauses carefully. This will dramatically increase the chances of a spontaneous performance of a judgement or award and smooth enforcement, in case the counterparty does not obey. To this regard, PRC laws offer the contracting parties the right to […]Read More
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Even when parties in international negotiations agree on using a common language particular word may mean different things to different people. Giacomo Paro and Jessica Scott Banfield draw on their experience in Brazilian law to crack this ARD dilemma.Read More
The EU may have frozen its ratification of its Comprehensive Agreement on Investment with China. But what would it actually mean for German business where it to be implemented in the future and what are investors missing out on? Heman Knott analyses the CAI that has been put on hold.Read More
Lorenzo Biamonti explains what China's revised Anti-unfair Competition Law means for licensing intellectual property and trade secrets.Read More
Bernando Cartoni addresses the topic of arbitrator’s bias by considering two recent and landmark decisions.Read More
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