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Vivian van der Kuil

Onus on party seeking to limit liability to provide all information at early stage

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands

A recent decision by the Rotterdam Court regarding a major oil spill in the port of Rotterdam emphasises the importance of assessing at an early stage which liability regime applies when a party seeks to limit its exposure to claims in the event of an oil spill at sea.

Matthew Larsen

Breaking up is hard to do: court awards more than C$112,000 to employee terminated for breach of trust

Employment & Benefits - Canada

A recent British Columbia Supreme Court's decision is a cautionary tale for employers that terminate employment first and ask questions later.

Michael E Borden

US election results: five key matters for financial services industry

Banking - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

In the recent election, the Democrats captured a majority in the House of Representatives and Representative Maxine Waters (D-Calif) is now in line to lead the House Financial Services Committee.

Angela P Christodoulou

Supreme Court dismisses appeal in Michaelides v Cooperative Bank of Pegia

Arbitration & ADR - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

The Supreme Court recently dismissed an appeal of a first-instance judgment which had applied the well-established principle that arbitral award registrations are a formality wherein district courts do not proceed to examine the merits or substance of the award.

Kathrin Vaupel

Adequate causal link between delay and further disruptions required in code-share damages claim

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Hamburg Local Court recently dismissed a passenger's claim for damages based on denied boarding after the delay of a previous flight which had been operated by a code-share partner.

Nicolaj Kleist

Climate proposal has implications for transport sector

Environment & Climate Change - Denmark
Bruun & Hjejle

The Danish Energy Agency estimates that Denmark must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by between 32 million and 37 million tons by 2030 to reach its EU climate goals.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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


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