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  • Sponsored practice area spotlight: Dispute resolution – Strategic case management with legal acumen

    Sponsored practice area spotlight: Dispute resolution – Strategic case management with legal acumen

    State court litigation and private arbitration proceedings require practitioners to combine legal thoroughness and the management of evidence with strategic ingenuity. Understanding court processes, legal practice and tactical procedural advantages all add up to sound advice in contentious legal matters. Dispute resolution in all its appearances enjoys a long standing tradition at PRAGER DREIFUSS. Our …

    European Super League: Caught offside

    European Super League: Caught offside

    It was the football story of the year – eclipsing even Lionel Messi’s move to PSG and football not quite coming home – almost beyond belief in its audacity. On Sunday 18 April, The Times broke a story that 12 leading clubs from England, Spain and Italy had agreed to break away from UEFA’s Champions …

    Disputes Yearbook 2021: What’s next?

    Disputes Yearbook 2021: What’s next?

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    Hot topics

    SFO in the spotlight once again after stuttering investigations Now a few years into the Lisa Osofsky era of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the jury is still out on the agency’s performance. There have been successes: white-collar crime lawyers agree that the SFO’s near-€1bn deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with Airbus in January 2020 was …

    What’s next?

    What’s next?

    As he does every year, Stewarts’ head of commercial litigation, Clive Zietman, prepares to address an assembly of disputes partners. It is a customary annual strategy meeting, where the firm attempts to make sense of the market. But he encounters a familiar problem. ‘I’ve become notorious for saying “I don’t have a crystal ball” when …

    Sponsored briefing: Unilateral adaptation of commercial contracts

    Sponsored briefing: Unilateral adaptation of commercial contracts

    Koutalidis’ Gregory Logothetis discusses the impact of Covid-19 on Greek commercial obligations The Covid-19 pandemic has inevitably monopolised legal discourse over the last year, as commercial arrangements and entire businesses have been stressed and often crushed under the burden of extended illiquidity. The pressure of meeting outstanding obligations as a going concern has been one …