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Kathrin Vaupel

Adequate causal link between delay and further disruptions required in code-share damages claim

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Hamburg Local Court recently dismissed a passenger's claim for damages based on denied boarding after the delay of a previous flight which had been operated by a code-share partner.

Okan Can

DyStar secures destruction of patent-infringing dyes

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deris Attorney At Law Partnership

DyStar recently succeeded in securing the destruction of 3.3 tons of textile dyes that had infringed one of its patents for reactive red dyes.

Alain Levy

Private M&A deals: recent case law strengthens shareholders' agreements

Corporate Finance/M&A - France

In the context of the acquisition of group companies, the parties will carefully select what to insert in the bylaws of the company, whereas in separate private agreements, which are confidential, the parties may include further, more detailed information.

Galina Petkova

CPC fines A1 Bulgaria for cancelling agreement

Competition & Antitrust - Bulgaria
Advokatsko Druzhestvo Andreev Stoyanov & Tsekova in cooperation with Schönherr

The Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC) recently imposed a Lev840,340 fine on A1 Bulgaria for cancelling a partnership agreement with its main commercial representative, Handy-Tel EOOD.

Kei Akagawa

IP High Court sets precedent regarding liability for inline linking

Litigation - Japan
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

The IP High Court recently addressed the issue of inline linking in retweets with regard to a claim brought under the Act on Provider's Liability.

Costas Stamatiou

Tonnage tax: countries whose ships are subject to surcharge

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Merchant Shipping (Fees and Taxing Provisions) Law 2010 imposes a surcharge on the tonnage tax payable on qualifying vessels registered in countries which appear on the 'grey list' or 'black list' of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding.



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