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Gearóid Carey

Mediation not always appropriate

Litigation - Ireland

A recent High Court decision reaffirms that not all cases are appropriate for mediation.

David Maria Marino

IVASS approves look-through approach to determine solvency capital requirements

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper Italy

IVASS, the Italian insurance regulator, recently approved regulations on the look-through approach to determine the solvency capital requirements of insurers under the Italian Insurance Code, the EU Solvency II Directive and the European Commission Delegated Regulation.

Eric Lauvaux

Creation Act and phonographic production

Media, Marketing, Sports & Entertainment - France

The recently published Freedom of Creation, Architecture and Heritage Act fundamentally amends the rules regarding music production and exploitation.

Andrew Carey

New market abuse regime for structured finance transactions: managing insider information

Securitisation & Structured Finance - European Union
Hogan Lovells International LLP

Although the recently enacted EU Market Abuse Regulation has not radically overhauled the EU Market Abuse Directive regime that it replaced, many of the procedural requirements under the directive have been clarified or supplemented.

Tina Reissmann

Relocation and dismissal of disabled employee in flexible job not contrary to Anti-discrimination Act

Employment & Benefits - Denmark

A recent Board of Equal Treatment case involved a municipality's alleged discrimination against a disabled employee who was relocated to another flexible job with a reduced salary and later dismissed on the grounds of improving efficiency.

Carlos P Martins

Interactive Advance Passenger Information Initiative: coming soon

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

Over the past few months the Canada Border Services Agency has been working with the more than 200 foreign air carriers that operate in Canada to transition them to the Interactive Advance Passenger Information Initiative, which takes effect at the end of September 2016.



Rise of the drones

Aviation / Canada, Nigeria, Switzerland, USA


Insolvency and licences

Insolvency & Restructuring / Luxembourg, Switzerland, United Kingdom


Climate change as a driver of change

Environment & Climate Change / Brazil, Sweden