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Moshe Stern

Insurer liable for extra-contractual damage

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

The Rishon LeZion Magistrate's Court recently addressed the extent to which insurers are responsible to their policyholders and whether this responsibility is limited to matters included in a policy.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Mandatory mediation in labour disputes – an overview

Employment & Benefits - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Applying for mediation was recently made a prerequisite when filing a lawsuit concerning monetary claims by employees or employers arising out of employment contracts, collective labour agreements or reinstatement claims.

Pantelis Mountrakis

Who has locus standi to bring derivative actions in Cyprus?

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

In order for a derivative action to be raised, there must be evidence of fraud and of wrongdoers controlling a company to the extent that the company cannot be made a plaintiff in a lawsuit.

Alexander Vida

What happens when an EU mark is not well known in Hungary?

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently refused to register a mark on the basis that the opponent had proved its prior mark's reputation in a substantial part of the European Union.

Abigail Smith

New PMPRB report examines most promising medicines currently in clinical trials worldwide

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) recently published the 2018 edition of the Meds Pipeline Monitor – a horizon-scanning report which provides a snapshot of the new drug landscape.

Linda Hallberg

Liability for damages due to export of toxic waste: final ruling

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

In a long and extensive environmental liability suit in Sweden, approximately 800 Chileans sued a Swedish mining company.

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