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Stephan Schmalzl

Oops, I did it again: Austrian banks' terms and conditions and PSD II

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently responded to the Supreme Court's request for a preliminary ruling and issued a decision with respect to a dispute concerning the standard terms and conditions of Deniz Bank.

Marco Vatta

Wine as case study for diverse IP rights

Intellectual Property - South Africa
Spoor & Fisher

With regard to the IP rights that exist in viticulture and viniculture, winemaking provides a comprehensive case study when unpacking plant breeders' rights, registered designs, patents and trademarks.

Carlos P Martins

Air passenger rights group challenges CTA statements on COVID-19 vouchers

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

In March 2020 the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) issued public statements suggesting that it could be reasonable for airlines to provide travel vouchers for flights cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, rather than providing refunds.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Implementation of new regulatory framework regarding RES production licensing

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

In May 2020 Law 4685/2020 on the modernisation and simplification of, among other things, renewable energy source (RES) production licensing was enacted.

Simon Hart

Largest 'white elephant' in history of group actions

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

BHP has successfully applied to strike out 200,000 claims as an abuse of process.

Sebastián Yanine

Supreme Court's new take on international arbitration clauses

Arbitration & ADR - Chile
Bofill Escobar Silva Abogados

Historically, the Santiago Court of Appeals has held that parties' only recourse against an international arbitral award is the set-aside procedure.

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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