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Olaf Hartenstein

Insurers beware: CMR jurisdiction rules apply to direct claims against carriers' liability insurers

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Court of Justice recently ruled on the appropriate jurisdiction regarding a head carrier's insurer's direct claim against subcarriers' liability insurers.

Lloyd Harmetz

SEC charges Switzerland-based dealer for selling US investors unregistered SBS for bitcoins

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently charged a Switzerland-based securities dealer for offering and selling unregistered security-based swaps to US investors using bitcoins and for failing to transact its swaps on a registered national exchange.

Herman Steen

Supreme Court issues important decision on CTL in Renos case

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Supreme Court recently clarified that when determining whether a vessel is a constructive total loss under the Institute Time Clauses Hulls conditions, regard should be had to the costs incurred prior to the owner's notice of abandonment, but not to remuneration payable under a special compensation protection and indemnity clause.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on chair and deputy chair duties and directors' revocation

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation has set out important principles regarding the duties of chairs and deputy chairs of company boards of directors.

Ignacio Pontijas

Barcelona Court of Appeal confirms refusal of preliminary injunctions against fulvestrant generics

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Barcelona Court of Appeal recently issued two decisions confirming the refusal of the preliminary injunctions that AstraZeneca had requested to prevent the commercialisation of fulvestrant generics by Teva and ratiopharm for alleged infringement of AstraZeneca's patents.

Jennie Cherry

Overview (January 2020)

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

US gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax exemption amounts have been updated for tax year 2020.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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