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Carlos P Martins

Federal Court finds that Air Canada violated Official Languages Act

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

In a recent case that dealt with Air Canada's duty to serve passengers in both of Canada's official languages (English and French), the Federal Court held that the airline had violated a passenger's right to be served in French.

Carlos Ramos Miranda

New administration confirms suspension of bidding rounds

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador recently confirmed that bidding rounds organised by the National Hydrocarbons Commission will be suspended for at least three years until the contracts awarded during the previous administration result in effective investment and, most importantly, new oil and gas production.

Aaron Goonrey

Crucial work health and safety lessons from Klooger ruling

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The Fair Work Commission's recent decision in Klooger will undoubtedly be the subject of considerable analysis as the developing gig economy forces employers to ask what employment in Australia will look like in 2019.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Medical investigations: can regulation keep up with technology?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez-DeVanny Eseverri SC

It is well known that the law often struggles to keep up with new products and activities.

Lars Kortländer

Shipshape: tour operators not liable for gym injuries sustained during sea swells

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Koblenz Higher Regional Court recently confirmed that tour operators cannot be held liable by cruise passengers for gym injuries sustained during large swells.

Thiago Luis Sombra

Digital evidence, criminal investigations and due process of law

White Collar Crime - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

The Superior Court of Justice recently appraised a noticeable theme regarding personal data protection from a criminal law perspective: the validity of police evidence obtained from smartphones without a specific judicial order to do so.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey