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Christian Werenberg

Putting out fires: hot work and insurance coverage for fire damage

Insurance - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The execution of 'hot work' (ie, work which carries the risk of fire) often results in fires.

Andreas Fankhauser

EU drone regulations will apply in Switzerland

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

In 2019 the European Union issued a package of regulations relating to the use of drones.

Atul Shanker Mathur

Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and scope of judicial intervention: a minimalist approach

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The enforcement of a foreign arbitral award in India is founded on the fundamental principle of minimal judicial intervention in order to further India's pro-arbitration and consequently pro-foreign investment climate.

Anna Turi

HCA imposes record fine on Booking.com for unfair commercial practices

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) recently imposed a record fine on Booking.com BV for undertaking unfair commercial practices by misleadingly advertising certain hotel rooms with "free cancellation" and engaging in pressure selling.

Keiji Tonomura

Amendments to foreign direct investment regulations on foreign investment in Japanese technology companies

Corporate Finance/M&A - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Amendments to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act, which regulates foreign direct investment (FDI) in Japan, as well as its related cabinet orders, ministerial ordinances and public notifications, came into force and was fully implemented as of 7 June 2020.

Marcella Ballard

Shop Safe Act 2020: new tool for brand owners in fight against online counterfeits?

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A bipartisan group of representatives in the US House of Representatives recently introduced the Stopping Harmful Offers on Platforms by Screening Against Fakes in E-Commerce Act to help stem the growing concern over counterfeit products being offered for sale on online third-party marketplace e-commerce platforms.

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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