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Carmen Verdonck

BCA updates its fining guidelines following entry into force of abuse of economic dependence concept

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
ALTIUS

After some last-minute delays, the Royal Decree of 31 July 2020 introduced the concept of abuse of economic dependence in Belgium.

Tan Meiyen

Recognition of bankruptcy orders: breach of natural justice

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

By a two-to-one majority, the Court of Appeal recently granted an appeal and set aside the High Court's recognition of Indonesian bankruptcy orders on the basis that there had been a breach of natural justice in their making.

Rachel Welford

Senate bill would require TSA temperature checks at US airports

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

Under a bipartisan bill introduced in the US Senate, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) would be required to conduct temperature checks on all passengers and other individuals seeking entry to an airport's sterile area.

Victoria Rea

Contractual interpretation revisited

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

In what may turn out to be a landmark decision, the Court of Appeal recently signalled a narrowing of the approach to contractual interpretation, reducing the relevance of evidence from outside a contract to determine its meaning.

Bernd Rajal

Sparking change: Renewable Energy Expansion Act published for evaluation

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The eagerly awaited draft Renewable Energy Expansion Act (EAG) was recently published for evaluation.

Lars Kortländer

Damage of cargo during multimodal transport

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a recently published decision, the Würzburg Regional Court held that if a carrier does not submit a single offer to the consignor for carriage by different means of transport for the entire route as requested, but rather makes separate offers for the inland and ocean-going routes, and these offers are accepted by the consignor, it is not a true multimodal contract, but rather an inland waterway contract and a separate ocean-going contract..

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan