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  • Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Awards in Kazakhstan: Issues and Practical Reco

    Lyailya Tleulina, AEQUITAS Senior Associate
  • Claeys & Engels presents its VerkiezingsWijzer/Guide Pratique Elections Sociales

    The next social elections will take place between 9 and 22 May 2016. Whether or not these are your company’s first elections, you will know that they require very thorough preparation.
  • New Labor Code: Notes on the Margins

    Yulia Chumachenko, Partner, AEQUITAS Law Firm
  • CSSF clarifies marketing rules in updated AIFMD law Q&A

    On August 10, the CSSF issued the latest update of its Frequently Asked Questions document on the grand duchy’s law of July 12, 2013 implementing the AIFMD and the European Commission’s Level 2 regulation on implementation of the directive, last revised on December 29, 2014. The FAQ document has now run to nine versions over the past year and a half. Its aim is to highlight aspects of the AIFMD rules from a Luxembourg perspective, for the benefit primarily of alternative funds and managers established in the grand duchy. It complements Q&A documents on the AIFMD published by ESMA, itself most recently updated last month, and by the European Commission.
  • Europe: EU-Export Compliance – Loosening of Iran trade restrictions

    In order to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear programme for the construction of weapons of mass destruction ("WMD"), the UN Security Council from July 2006 onwards passed a series of resolutions by which several foreign trade restrictions were imposed on Iran. Consequently, the EU too enacted a series of restrictive measures against Iran through which the UN resolutions have been implemented and materially amended. The EU has imposed additional sanctions against Iran due to human rights infringements and internal repression in Iran. Currently, the following EU trade restrictions are in place:  read more

    In the recent times, warranty and after sales service problems have occurred on the sales of imported and cheaper goods on the internet except the sales by authorized distributor. It has been discussed for a long time whether parallel import is permissible in Turkish law. Now, this matter is discussed by consumers and importers as well.
  • Evaluation in Mediation

    Proponents of the purist approach to mediation argue that evaluative mediation is not mediation at all. In 1996, Professor Riskin produced a grid (“Riskin’s Grid”), in an attempt to encompass within it the various dispute resolution methods commonly referred to as mediation. The Grid gave rise to a controversy amongst writers because it included evaluative mediation. This article explores the limits of mediation by considering the extent to which evaluation can be used in mediation without deviating from the basic principles upon which mediation developed.  Evaluation in Mediation "Read more..."
  • Changes to New Zealand’s anti-dumping laws

    Changes to New Zealand’s anti-dumping laws
  • New health and safety laws passed by New Zealand Parliament

    New health and safety laws passed by Parliament
  • Removal of sanctions against Iran

    Removal of sanctions against Iran Ian Gault , Partner and  Andy Glenie , Senior Associate | Tuesday 25 August 2015 Since 2006, the international community led by the United Nations (UN) Security Council has imposed a range of sanctions against Iran in response to its nuclear development programme. 1