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Guido de Vos

Airport of destination no safe haven for claims under Montreal Convention

Aviation - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal recently denied jurisdiction against an airline and its ground-handling agent in a case concerning a claim for loss of cargo from the agent's premises at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Oliver Passmore

Z Trusts judgment: whose rights take priority when a trust is insolvent?

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

The Jersey Court of Appeal recently handed down a long-awaited judgment in the Z Trusts case.

Alexander Vida

Significance of third-party prior use in annulment proceedings

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office recently granted the cancellation of the mark MINIME on the basis that the term 'mini me' had been widely used with regard to 3D printing services before the mark's filing date.

Joanne van Harmelen

Bolar provisions for generic and biosimilar medicines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

South Africa is in the process of reviewing all existing IP laws, particularly in the context of access to medicines.

Arthur Shay

NCC publishes 5G spectrum auction rules

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission (NCC) recently published the final draft of its 5G spectrum auction rules.

Vasuda Sinha

Paris Court of Appeal confirms expansive scope of Article 1466 of Code of Civil Procedure

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The Paris Court of Appeal recently clarified the scope of application of Article 1466 of the Code of Civil Procedure and for the first time confirmed that Article 1466 can also limit a party's ability to seek annulment based on a variety of arguments, whether relating to procedural irregularities or otherwise, that could have been raised in the arbitration..

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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