• Don’t count your chickens before they’re snatched: anticipating the next big claims trend

    Identifying emerging claims trends is a challenge, particularly in relation to liability claims in a technologically advancing world.

    August 04, 2016

  • Case notes

    The German Federal Court decided on 14 January 2016 that loss adjustment done by an insurance broker on behalf of an insurer is illegal.

    August 04, 2016

  • International focus

    The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has recently published a revised assessment methodology to identify whether a firm is a globally systemically important insurer (G-SII).

    August 04, 2016

  • Shut-in well due diligence

    With a number of oil companies shutting in oil and gas production due to low prices, lessees should be thinking carefully about steps to protect their tenure from expiry in view of a recent Alberta Court of Appeal decision, for which leave to appeal was denied on June 30 by the Supreme Court of Canada.

    August 03, 2016

  • Competition law developments in East Asia - July 2016

    China merger control comes of age; CCS partially settles case against lift spare parts suppliers

    August 03, 2016

  • USOC's aggressive policing of Olympic trademarks

    In just two days, the world’s attention will turn to Rio de Janeiro and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad...

    August 03, 2016

  • Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme

    On 24 February 2016 the Minister of Finance announced a special voluntary disclosure programme (SVDP) which is aimed at encouraging South African taxpayers to regularise their affairs before the commencement of the new global standard for automatic exchange of information between tax authorities. The global standard for automatic exchange of information is expected to start in September 2017.

    August 02, 2016

  • Minister of Energy clarifies the future of Renewables and IPPs in South Africa

    Norton Rose Fulbright endorses the statement made by Minister of Energy Joemat-Pettersson on the 29 July 2016 committing the government to continue with the renewables programme in South Africa.

    August 01, 2016

  • Singapore outsourcing: New guidelines for Financial Institutions

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has on 27 July 2016 introduced the new Guidelines on Outsourcing (Outsourcing Guidelines) to financial institutions following extensive industry and public consultation which commenced in the later half of 2014

    July 29, 2016

  • Ecopetrol launches Colombian “2016 Fields Bidding Round”

    On June 23, 2016, Ecopetrol S.A. (Colombia’s NOC) launched a public bidding process under which it will offer 100%

    July 29, 2016

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