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Lars Kortländer

Damage of cargo during multimodal transport

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a recently published decision, the Würzburg Regional Court held that if a carrier does not submit a single offer to the consignor for carriage by different means of transport for the entire route as requested, but rather makes separate offers for the inland and ocean-going routes, and these offers are accepted by the consignor, it is not a true multimodal contract, but rather an inland waterway contract and a separate ocean-going contract..

María Fernanda Pariente Coutiño

New criteria for vulnerable individuals to return to work amid COVID-19 pandemic

Employment & Immigration - Mexico
Creel, Garcia-Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez, SC

Mexico has recently issued a wide range of regulations to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and protect public health.

Carmen Verdonck

BCA updates its fining guidelines following entry into force of abuse of economic dependence concept

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
ALTIUS

After some last-minute delays, the Royal Decree of 31 July 2020 introduced the concept of abuse of economic dependence in Belgium.

Rachel Welford

Senate bill would require TSA temperature checks at US airports

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

Under a bipartisan bill introduced in the US Senate, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) would be required to conduct temperature checks on all passengers and other individuals seeking entry to an airport's sterile area.

Alexander Vida

Likelihood of confusion decision draws on ECJ case law

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) and the Metropolitan Tribunal recently rejected a word mark application based on European Court of Justice (ECJ) case law.

Mathew Newman

Snapshot: recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments

Litigation - Guernsey
Ogier

There are two routes for the enforcement of foreign judgments in Guernsey.

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Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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