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John Pearson

Letters of credit in aircraft leasing: a refresher

Aviation - International
Vedder Price LLP

Letters of credit are often issued in aircraft leasing transactions as an alternative to the provision of a cash security deposit and, less frequently, the obligation to pay maintenance reserves in cash.

Jesper Windahl

Temperature deviation and gross negligence under CMR

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A recent Maritime and Commercial Court decision concerned carrier liability for temperature damage to a consignment of pharmaceuticals.

Agnieszka Fedor

Summary of 2019 labour law amendments

Employment & Benefits - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

The year 2019 saw an abundance of labour law novelties, including amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure, the Act on Trade Unions and the Labour Code.

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.

János Böszörményi

Article 15(3) of GDPR and right to access files or documents – an Austrian perspective

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Austria
Schoenherr

With the adoption of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, the EU legislature intended to strengthen the rights of individuals (ie, data subjects or applicants) by giving them greater control over how their personal data is used.

Urszula Wojtyra

Amendments to USMCA remove 10-year data protection requirement for biologics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The United States, Mexico and Canada recently signed amendments to the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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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