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Romy Smit

Can you prevent pre-judgment garnishment by receiver of D&O insurance?

Litigation - Netherlands

Directors and supervisory board members of public and private companies are increasingly being sued by receivers in bankruptcies on the basis of the Civil Code.

Rainer Herzig

Assessing demand for public pharmacies – a never-ending story

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Public pharmacies are heavily regulated in Austria.

Robert Lane

Ofgem seeks to clarify the role of DNOs in relation to electricity storage and small-scale generation

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

To date, there has been a lack of clarity on the role that distribution network operators can play in the development, ownership and operation of electricity storage.

Stelios Christofides

Mergers of cooperative societies

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

Following the economic crisis, Cyprus witnessed the merging of several cooperative societies, mainly cooperative credit institutions.

Antonios D Tsavdaridis

Form and proof of arbitration agreements incorporated by reference under New York Convention

Arbitration & ADR - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

In international trade, a general reference is sufficient to validly incorporate an arbitration clause contained in another document under Article II(2) of the New York Convention, provided that the clause is common and known to those engaged in a particular trade.

Roderick Chalmers Hoynck van Papendrecht

Scope of protection of descriptive trade names

Intellectual Property - Netherlands

The Hague Court of Appeal recently rendered its judgment in a case in which the claimant was seeking protection for its trade name, Parfumswinkel, against a competing online perfume shop acting under the trade name Parfumswebwinkel.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey