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Carsten Vyvers

Discounted tariffs: change of legal position?

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Frankfurt am Main Local Court decision is a useful reminder that in the event of an assertion of claims under the EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation, the associated booking conditions must be considered when determining claim validity.

Lia Alizia

Ministry of Manpower issues codified list of businesses which may employ foreign employees

Immigration - Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S

The Ministry of Manpower recently issued Decree 228/2019 on Certain Positions Permissible for Foreign Employees, which came into effect on 27 August 2019 and revoked all prior relevant decrees on this matter.

Alexander Vida

Applicant found to have acted in bad faith in order to abuse trademark protection

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office recently rejected a trademark application on the grounds of bad faith, finding that the applicant had attempted to register the mark so that he could charge a licence fee when a swimming arena with the same name commenced operations.

Bart Heynickx

Effect of EU preventive restructuring directive on Belgian insolvency framework

Insolvency & Restructuring - Belgium
ALTIUS

A number of legislative changes to Book XX of the Code of Economic Law may be required following the adoption of EU Directive 2019/1023/EU on preventive restructuring frameworks.

Steffen Maelicke

Insurance law aspects of recourse claims against subcarriers

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Dusseldorf Higher Regional Court has ruled on the insurance law aspects of recourse claims against subcarriers.

Amanda Wait

Hart-Scott-Rodino annual report confirms likelihood of challenge for transactions subject to second requests

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division recently released the Hart-Scott-Rodino Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2018, covering 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018.

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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