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Publication of international adjudication decisions and arbitral awards: confidentiality v transparency

  Introduction In his entertaining and erudite address to celebrate the 150th anniversary of The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales[1], Lord Neuberger drew particular attention to the following wartime words of Lord Atkin in his famous (if not infamous) speech in Liversidge v Sir John Anderson[2], described in the Foreword to…
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What really is the ‘law firm of the future’?

It’s a struggle to think of an industry that hasn’t been disrupted by advances in technology – marketing, finance and retail, to name a few. The legal industry, however, has typically been seen as late to the party. But as we know from our latest report, firms in the sector are now taking tech adoption…
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A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO EFFECTIVE WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONS.

  Employers often question how they can avoid the impact and expenses associated with defending against claims raised by employees for misconduct in the workplace.  The employer wants to take employment action against an employee but hesitates to do so because of the risk of costly litigation for a claim of wrongful termination.  When a…
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Current Hot Topics in UK Employment Law

Current hot topics in UK employment law What a difference the Brexit vote has already made. This time last year we were anticipating, with some certainty, various employment-related proposals from an established government. Now, what lies ahead is much less predictable, given a different prime minister, the prospect of Brexit and renewed calls for increased…
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The Wait is Over: The ICC’s New Expedited Procedure Rules (and other Updates)

The year 2017 could mark an important turning point for institutional international arbitration. On 20 October 2016, the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) adopted a list of important revisions to its Rules of Arbitration (“ICC Rules”)[1].  By the time this article is published, for example, new “Expedited Procedure Rules” will have come into effect on…
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