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PI Clubs Pay to be paid versus direct action

30 August 2017


Globally, many jurisdictions have legislated to allow actions to be brought directly by third party claimants against an insurer without first having to sue the insured. 'Direct action suits' as they are called, can be problematic for P&I Clubs and...

Litigation privilege limited

10 May 2017


A first instance judge has limited the scope of litigation privilege for entities under investigation by regulatory or criminal authorities. Anticipation of an investigation will not suffice to offer litigation privilege, nor will the investigation itself...

Release of the book 'Commentary on the European Insolvency Regulation'

24 October 2016


Reinhard Dammann is pleased to announce the release of the book "Commentary on the European Insolvency Regulation". This book provides a detailed article-by-article commentary on the recast EU Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings (EIR), written...

Contentious Commentary: Hong Kong September 2016

12 September 2016


This edition of "Contentious Commentary: Hong Kong" includes: Plaintiff prevails in distributor dispute Court continues injunction as fictitious transactions alleged Defendants spared jail in dispute with liquidator Courts reach different conclusions...

Digital Single Market: Proposals on E-commerce

27 May 2016


On 25 May 2016, the European Commission tabled a three-pronged plan aimed at boosting e-commerce in the EU. This is part of the Commission's wider strategy to create a "Single Digital Market" in the EU. If the plan is implemented, businesses can expect...

Addressing Abuse of Contractual Powers

24 November 2015


The courts are willing to prevent misuse of contract powers by implying terms to act honestly and on proper grounds and not in a manner that is arbitrary, irrational or capricious. Where a service management regime in a PFI contract gave a customer a discretion...

A decade of experience with the money laundering offence

29 December 2011


On 14 December 2011, the tenth anniversary of the entry into force of specific money laundering prohibitions in the Dutch Criminal Code ("DCC") was marked. Just two weeks before the conversion to the euro a new, broadly defined offence was implemented...