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.
A review of anti-bribery and corruption law and enforcement across the globe
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.
The Most Important Issues in Business Crime podcast series
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.
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.
Covid-19: The impact on commercial contracts in 15 jurisdictions
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.