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Laura Pierallini

Ryanair and Codacons agree ADR mechanism for flight compensation claims

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

Due to the continued increase in the number of commercial flights and the resulting growth of passenger compensation claims under the EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation, Ryanair and Codacons (the largest Italian consumer association) recently signed a valuable partnership agreement which will see them cooperate to settle claims made under the regulation by Italian passengers through alternative dispute resolution..

Rachel Devon

What's in a tweet? Employer does not have to pay settlement funds after grievor takes to Twitter

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

In a recent case, the arbitrator found that the employer need not pay the agreed settlement funds because the grievor's tweets breached the settlement's confidentiality provisions.

Andreas Wildi

New measures to combat rising costs in public healthcare sector

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently adopted new measures to combat rising costs in the public healthcare sector.

Christopher Benson

Claridge's, candles and cautionary tales

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The name Claridge's brings to mind one of the most luxurious hotels in London rather than court rooms and trademark law.

Dominique Müller

Broad jurisdiction for avoidance claims (actio pauliana) – also for Swiss defendants?

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

As a recent European Court of Justice opinion is likely to be adopted by Swiss legal doctrine and precedent, parties domiciled in Switzerland may be targeted by avoidance claims in another signatory state of the Lugano Convention based on a contract to which they were not a party but that was merely concluded between the debtor and a creditor..

Macdonald Norman

IRS is expanding 2020 Compliance Assurance Process

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Compliance Assurance Process (CAP) programme was developed to improve large corporate taxpayer compliance with US federal tax obligations.

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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