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  • Disputes Yearbook 2021: What’s next?

    Disputes Yearbook 2021: What’s next?

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    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: Civil mediation before litigation

    Sponsored briefing: Civil mediation before litigation

    R&T Asia (Thailand) assesses how recent amendments to Thailand’s Civil Procedure Code have impacted litigation practice in the jurisdiction Thailand has recently enabled a party to a dispute to request in-court civil mediation even before a complaint is filed with the court, with a view to saving time and resources which would otherwise be used …

    Sponsored briefing: Litigation laws and regulations in Mexico

    Sponsored briefing: Litigation laws and regulations in Mexico

    Ramón Fernández Vigil and Alejandro Del Castillo Ramírez give an overview of litigation laws and regulations that may occur in Mexico What are the main methods of resolving commercial disputes? The main methods of resolving commercial disputes in Mexico are: a) ordinary commercial trial, b) executive commercial trial, c) special proceedings, d) oral commercial trial, …

    Sponsored briefing: Data breaches and cyber-attacks

    Sponsored briefing: Data breaches and cyber-attacks

    Susanna Norelid and Marcus Appeltofft look at the impact of cyber-attacks in Sweden The Covid-19 (cyber) pandemic The Covid-19 pandemic has, among other things, brought about a significant increase in data breaches worldwide. Sweden has been no exception. Following the global trend, Swedish organisations have experienced a surge of cyber-attacks in the wake of the …