investigations and disputes around the world
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This global perspective draws together analysis, thought leadership and highlights from our Dispute Resolution team around the world. The guide summarises and anticipates a selection of the major developments in Dispute Resolution for 2023.
The potential impact for an organisation of being held liable for criminal activity can be severe. Our fully updated review of corporate criminal liability assesses the risks corporates face across 22 jurisdictions.
Mediation is one of the most popular forms of alternative dispute resolution. It is a flexible, confidential and without prejudice consensual process in which parties to a dispute appoint a neutral individual to facilitate negotiations between them, with a view to achieving a settlement.
As enforcement agencies increasingly cooperate to tackle bribery and corruption across the world, we have seen an uptick in large-scale investigations and correspondingly large penalties imposed on companies engaging in unlawful behaviour. Our comprehensive review of anti-bribery and corruption law and enforcement covers 22 jurisdictions across the globe and will be of particular interest to businesses with international operations.
In this new podcast series, we ask our leading Business Crime lawyers to highlight the most important topics in the space in particular jurisdictions, with insightful commentary on the latest developments in criminal enforcement across the globe.
Recent years have seen a step up in the offering of dedicated commercial courts across the world, often with the promotion of them as dispute resolution “hubs”.
In this comparative review we look at the types of collective actions permitted in each jurisdiction and who may bring them. We examine whether they are opt in or opt out and what this means for the efficacy of the procedure.
This comparative review considers how hardship situations are being dealt with in 18 jurisdictions around the globe and provides an overview of the possibilities available to the aggrieved party.
The start of a new decade seems a good time to take stock of the likely sources of litigation risk for financial institutions. Change and uncertainty have always fuelled litigation.
Due to the global outbreak of Covid-19, many businesses are confronted with serious commercial consequences, such as delays in the delivery of goods and services, and may look for ways to mitigate the impact on contractual performance.