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Péter Korózs

Penalty claim without prior reservation? Supreme Court confirms estoppel-based practice

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

Is a penalty for delayed performance enforceable if the purchaser fails to reserve its rights immediately? Or is enforceability excluded only if the purchaser expressly waives its right? This article analyses the Supreme Court's judgment in a recent construction dispute, in which the court appears to have maintained its estoppel-based practice despite recent legislative changes..

Peggy Sharon

Subrogation claims by foreign insurers: contradictory district court decisions

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

The Haifa District Court and the Tel Aviv District Court recently issued conflicting decisions on the question of whether foreign insurers can file subrogation claims through their insured after paying the insured insurance benefits.

Alexander Vogel

FinSA/FinIA: proposed follow-up regulation by FINMA

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The new Financial Services Act and Financial Institutions Act came into force on 1 January 2020 together with the implementing ordinances.

Philip Lapin

Trademarks Office issues new limits on time extensions to respond to office actions

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Following a recent practice notice, the Trademarks Office will not grant time extensions for office actions issued on or after 17 January 2020 unless exceptional circumstances are demonstrated.

Steven B Steinborn

National Advertising Division refers supplement advertising to FTC

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

A recent action by the National Advertising Division (NAD), a self-regulatory arm of the Better Business Bureau, illustrates that advertisers that participate but decline to be bound by an NAD decision can expect to be referred to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Stephan Erbe

Ship mortgages under Swiss law

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

Of the 359 vessels which were registered in 2018 (not including day-trip vessels), 153 were registered in Switzerland, making it one of the major hubs in European inland cruising.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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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