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Carlos P Martins

Canada's Air Passenger Protection Regulations coming into force

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

Following several rounds and many months of consultations, the government recently announced that the Air Passenger Protection Regulations (APPRs) developed by the Canadian Transportation Agency have been finalised.

Carolyn Soakell

Court of Appeal rules on liability of overseas co-workers for whistleblowing

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In an unusual case of whistleblowing detriment brought by an overseas employee against two co-workers (also based overseas), the Court of Appeal has ruled that the employment tribunal in question had no jurisdiction to hear the claim in relation to personal liability of the co-workers because they were outside the scope of UK employment law.

Urszula Wojtyra

New oncology initiative and Health Canada study on biosimilar drugs

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The new pan-Canadian Oncology Biosimilars Initiative aims to ensure appropriate implementation and cost-effective use of therapeutic oncology biosimilars.

Christopher Pease

Taking charge: Commercial Court delivers judgment on its jurisdiction to grant charging orders

Litigation - British Virgin Islands
Harneys

The Commercial Court recently confirmed that the BVI courts have jurisdiction to grant charging orders.

Hans Eriksson

One small step for alcoholic beverage marketers, one giant leap for wine critics

Product Regulation & Liability - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

The Patent and Market Court of Appeal recently assessed the use of quotations from wine reviews in ads and found the terms 'bargain' and 'recommended' and the phrase 'an excellent alternative for the big party' acceptable under the applicable Swedish and EU law.

Peter Grima

Irrevocable power of attorney as additional security

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

If an event of default occurs, a power of attorney executed by the mortgagor will allow the mortgagee to apply for the immediate closure of the vessel's Maltese register on the mortgagor's behalf and to pay all fees, make all declarations and receive all certificates, including the deletion certificate.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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