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Arbitration Creates New Customs

Arbitration Creates New Customs

Published: 11 Nov 2019

Free of hard and fast rules and relying on the best sources, international arbitration has created a unique culture. Some customs pertain to the very form of conducting a hearing. Hearings are held in arbitration courts or conference rooms at chambers of commerce, law firms or hotels. Arbitrators sit at the head of a conference table; the claimant and its legal representatives sit to their right, ...

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Arbitration Creates New Customs

Arbitration Creates New Customs

Published: 04 Nov 2019

Free of hard and fast rules and relying on the best sources, international arbitration has created a unique culture. Some customs pertain to the very form of conducting a hearing. Hearings are held in arbitration courts or conference rooms at chambers of commerce, law firms or hotels. Arbitrators sit at the head of a conference table; the claimant and its legal representatives sit to their right, ...

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Update on the Support Provided to Professionals by the French Health Authority for the Deployment of E-Health in France

Update on the Support Provided to Professionals by the French Health Authority for the Deployment of E-Health in France

Published: 04 Nov 2019

In a series of articles published this month, the Haute Autorité de Santé (French Health Authority) recalled the materials it has produced in connection with the deployment of e-health in France. The French Health Authority has indeed developed tools, guides and guidelines to support developers of apps and smart devices, practitioners wishing to set up teleconsultation activities or h...

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Collas Crill grows Jersey IPCT team

Collas Crill grows Jersey IPCT team

Published: 25 Oct 2019

Collas Crill Jersey has appointed a new Of Counsel to its award winning International Private Client and Trusts team (IPCT). Laura Perkins, née Hair, joined the team in September 2019, having spent the previous two years practising offshore law with a leading firm in the BVI. Prior to this, she spent nine years in Edinburgh working on tax and succession planning, trusts and probate, after...

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Cyber-squatting and the Protection of Domain Names In Nigeria

Cyber-squatting and the Protection of Domain Names In Nigeria

Published: 23 Oct 2019

1.            INTRODUCTION The increase in the usage of the internet as well as other social media platforms in contemporary times has necessitated a surge in the online presence of most businesses all over the world. The Domain name system is one of the most essential tools of the internet used by businesses to reach existing and prospectiv...

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Collas Crill recognised in Chambers and Partners 2020 rankings

Collas Crill recognised in Chambers and Partners 2020 rankings

Published: 15 Oct 2019

Collas Crill has been recognised in the Chambers and Partners UK 2020 rankings across its Guernsey and Jersey teams, with departments and individuals awarded. Guernsey's property department, praised for providing a 'first-class service' by one client, is again ranked highest with a Band 1 listing. Head of the department, Partner Jason Green is recognised at the same level on an indiv...

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What to expect when you’re expecting new Dutch labour law

What to expect when you’re expecting new Dutch labour law

Published: 14 Oct 2019

A hot topic in Dutch labour law is the gap between employees with permanent employment agreements and employees with a flexible employment agreement (e.g. fixed or zero-hour contract). There is a substantial imbalance here that the Dutch government wants to address. This will have an impact for any employer that has employees in the Netherlands. The Balanced Labour Market Act (in Dutch: Wet arbe...

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Still on Registration of Foreign Judgments in Nigeria

Still on Registration of Foreign Judgments in Nigeria

Published: 14 Oct 2019

In Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/203/2019; Emmanuel Ekpenyong Esq. v. Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Federation, the Federal High Court, Abuja Judicial Division by a Judgment dated 10th June 2019, held that the Plaintiff (“Emmanuel”) has not placed before the Court, evidence to show that the Defendant (“the Attorney General”) ought to be satisfied to promulgate an Order to bring Part I of t...

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