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Lars Kortländer

Destruction of consignment by Customs – question of liability

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf recently confirmed the underlying principle of Article 18(2)(d) of the Montreal Convention – namely, that air carriers cannot be held liable for damages which are entirely outside their sphere of risk and influence.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition Board concludes preliminary investigation into food chains

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Competition Board recently published its reasoned decision following a preliminary investigation into allegations that çiğ köfte producers in Gaziantep province had restricted competition through anti-competitive behaviour and agreements.

Bart Heynickx

Will ECJ decision on Belgian insolvency proceedings lead to increased redundancies?

Insolvency & Restructuring - Belgium
ALTIUS

The European Court of Justice recently confirmed that the Belgian reorganisation framework infringes the EU Transfer of Undertakings Directive with regard to the transfer of personnel.

Francesco Pedroni

Supreme Court defines limits of immunity of foreign states from Italian jurisdiction in employment lawsuits

Employment & Benefits - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

The Supreme Court recently decided a labour litigation case filed by an Italian employee of the British Council.

Joshua Neubarth

On the (Quebec health) record: Quebec government liable for patent infringement

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In a digital-age David versus Goliath case, the Federal Court recently held that the Quebec government had infringed two patents owned by Dr Luc Bessette relating to a shared medical records system that he had invented 20 years ago.

Emily Downie

Directors' remuneration – new draft regulations

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The draft Companies (Directors' Remuneration Policy and Directors' Remuneration Report) Regulations 2019 were recently published as part of the drive to encourage long-term shareholder engagement and to strengthen the governance and performance of traded companies.

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