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Céline Claessen

Flying the Dutch flag: opportunities for shipowners

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

Flying the Dutch flag has unfortunately become less popular with shipowners over the past 10 years.

Sara Baldus

Attendance rather than childbirth-related leave determines whether dismissal is lawful

Employment & Benefits - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The Western High Court recently found that the dismissal of an employee who had called in sick on the first day after a period of childbirth-related leave and holiday did not contravene the Act on the Equal Treatment of Men and Women.

David Smyth

False statement of truth leads to prison

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Mathnasium Center Licensing, LLC v Chang is another recent example of the courts sentencing makers of false statements of truth to a period of imprisonment for contempt of court.

Radhika Gaggar

Unique complexities of Indian succession laws: part two

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Indian succession laws are manifold and complex.

Stephan Schmalzl

FMA extends deadline for strong customer authentication for e-commerce card payments

Banking - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

Following the recent agreement reached by the European Banking Authority, the Austrian Financial Markets Authority extended the deadline for implementing strong customer authentication for card payments in e-commerce transactions.

Johannes A Bürgi

Key considerations regarding asset classes and assignability of receivables

Securitisation & Structured Finance - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

In recent years, the number of publicly placed and listed securitisation transactions in the car leasing and credit card sectors has increased significantly.

OnDemand

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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