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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..

Samuel Yang

Regulations on Network Eco-governance issued for public comment

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Cyberspace Administration of China recently published the draft Regulations on Network Eco-governance for public consultation.

Chris Boswell

Contractual penalties: Court of Appeal upholds High Court's decision in Honey Bees

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The Court of Appeal recently upheld a High Court judgment, confirming New Zealand's adaption of the recast rule.

Ryohei Tanaka

Recent developments regarding attorney-client privilege

Competition & Antitrust - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

According to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Japan is one of only three OECD jurisdictions to not recognise attorney-client privilege.

Alexander Vogel

Due diligence requirements regarding share ownership and related compliance in M&A transactions

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In Swiss M&A practice, share deals remain the most common method of acquiring a business from a third party for several reasons.

Katie Lee

Amended PMNOC Regulations: second anniversary update

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, which came into force two years ago, heralded significant changes to the IP landscape for pharmaceutical companies in Canada.

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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