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Nicolas Contis

International Chamber of Paris Commercial Court and International Chamber of Paris Court of Appeal: one year later

Litigation - France
Kalliopé

In 2018 two protocols establishing the rules applicable to proceedings brought before the modernised International Chamber of the Paris Commercial Court and the new International Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal (collectively the ICCP) were signed.

Otto Waechter

Virtual currency regulation

Banking - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

Austria has no domestic legislation that directly applies to virtual currencies, although operations using cryptocurrencies may fall under existing laws.

Louisa-Ann Lange

Aircraft tyre damage caused by foreign object on runway constitutes extraordinary circumstance

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a recent preliminary ruling, the European Court of Justice held that a foreign object such as a screw or nail on an airport runway which damages an aircraft represents an extraordinary circumstance under the EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation.

Pedro Cortés

Fiscal consequences of offshore regime revocation

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Macau's offshore regime will be revoked on 1 January 2021.

Patricia Yeung

Overturning lower court's decision – Court of Final Appeal hands down milestone judgment to LGBT community

Employment & Benefits - Hong Kong
Howse Williams

The Court of Final Appeal recently handed down a landmark judgment in favour of the LGBT community.

Paul Scrivano

In Delaware, notices and deadlines matter

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
Ropes & Gray LLP

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision is illustrative of the principle that merger partners should not assume that anything less than strict compliance with notice requirements (particularly when they relate to termination rights) and deadlines in a merger agreement will be enforced.

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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