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LIDW 2024: Is the price still right? Are firms being priced out of the courts and London seated disputes?

The cost of litigating in the English courts has increased steadily over the last few years. Court data shows that the size of cases heard in London is increasing and that they are taking...


UK HL PensionsPod: Handling members' complaints and correcting mistakes

In this episode of HL PensionsPod, pension Partner Duncan Buchanan and Senior Associate Jim Davis discuss correcting mistakes and handling members’ complaints including tips for...


Can an AI be a patent inventor? (Japan)

On May 16, 2024, the Tokyo District Court (the “Court”) found that an artificial intelligence (“AI”) that autonomously generated an invention cannot be recognized as ...


UK passes Automated Vehicles Act 2024

On 20 May 2024 the UK passed the Automated Vehicles Act 2024, setting up a comprehensive framework for the regulation of self-driving vehicles in the UK.


Understanding the UAE's Enhanced Consumer Protection Law

The UAE's consumer protection regime has recently undergone significant change, highlighting the UAE's increased focus on enhancing consumer rights and regulating fair trade...


China update: Human Genetic Resources Administration Rules support HGR Implementing Rules

After years of waiting, China’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) finally released the final version of the Implementing Rules on the Human Genetic Resources Administration...


Colorado becomes first U.S. state to enact broadly applicable AI law

On May 17, 2024, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed the Colorado Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act (CAIA), the first broadly scoped U.S. AI law. Similar to the EU AI Act, the CAIA takes a...


U.S. Commerce Department issues antiboycott compliance advisory on Turkey

On May 15, 2024, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security issued an antiboycott compliance advisory regarding the Turkish government’s announcement that it ...


UK Supreme Court preserves principles of contractual interpretation in RTI Ltd v MUR Shipping BV

The UK Supreme Court has unanimously decided that, in the absence of express wording, parties seeking to rely on a force majeure clause with a reasonable endeavours proviso are not required ...

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