Challenging family enterprise governance: resigning versus resignation

17 March 2015

Richard L Narva

This is the second in a series of posts on family enterprises by Richard L Narva, the founder of Narva & Company and consulting editor of the Globe Law and Business title just published: Family Enterprises: How to Build Growth, Family Control and Family Control.

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Should we have a family office?

13 March 2015

Barbara R Hauser

Barbara R Hauser is an advisory editor of the new Globe Law and Business title, Family Offices: The STEP Handbook for Advisers, publishing later this month.

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An unhappy New Year for the UK shale revolution

04 February 2015

Joseph Dutton

After a tumultuous few weeks for shale, energy policy researcher Joseph Dutton from the University of Exeter talks about where the industry now stands. 

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Tagged in Energy Oil and Gas

Will plunging oil prices increase energy M&A?

13 January 2015

Hannah Marshall

Nicholas Antonas

Nicholas Antonas and Hannah Marshall at Akin Gump blog on the shocking fall in oil prices and the implications for energy M&A.

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Tagged in Energy Oil and Gas

Norwegian bonds: a welcome liquidity source for E&P companies

09 January 2015

Huw Thomas

Ashurst partner Huw Thomas explores the Norwegian bond market as an additional source of financing for E&P companies in the oil and gas industry.

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Actavis v Eli Lilly: a commentary

22 December 2014

Paul England

Paul England, a specialist in life science patent litigation at Taylor Wessing, provides commentary on the landmark win for Actavis paving the way for cross-border declarations of patent non-infringement.

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How well does your conflicts system work?

12 December 2014

Frank Maher

Contributor to Risk Management in Law Firms, Frank Maher, explores the common pitfalls responsible when conflicts issues go wrong.

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BestWater: is it legal to embed videos online?

14 November 2014

Iona Silverman

Iona Silverman provides commentary on the recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision in the BestWater (Case C-348/13) and where this leaves case law regarding linking, framing and embedding content on the Internet.


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Tagged in Copyright

Saving time and costs in arbitration proceedings - Risse's Rules v Rees's Rules

07 November 2014

Ben Ko

Anjuli Patel

The issue of saving time and costs is a topic dear to stakeholders in the business of international arbitration. Institutions are constantly reviewing their rules and procedures in pursuit of this objective. Ben Ko and Anjuli Patel pitted opposing time- and cost-saving proposals against one another to open discussion to the floor.

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Tagged in Brexit

Shaping the Future of International Dispute Resolution

31 October 2014

Katherine Cowdrey

Inspired by the 1976 Pound Conference, commonly credited as the catalyst for encouraging wider use of mediation, a uniquely interactive convention was used to propose a series of Global Pound Conferences in 2015, to run concurrently in 20 or more cities internationally. 

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Tagged in Brexit