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Marie Berard

Commercial Court declines to lift stay on enforcement of arbitral awards against Russia

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently declined to lift a stay of the hearing of an application for the enforcement, under the Arbitration Act 1996, of certain arbitral awards and a related jurisdictional objection by the respondent (Russia) on grounds of sovereign immunity.

Martin André Dittmer

CAT upholds decision on tying in postal sector

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

The Competition Appeals Tribunal recently upheld the Competition Council's finding that FK Distribution used its power on the market for the distribution of unaddressed mail (print circulars) to gain a competitive advantage, which was not based on its own merits, on the market for the distribution of digital circulars.

Kathryn Denyer

Home Office extends adjusted right to work checks

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has confirmed to the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association that adjusted right to work checks will remain in place until at least 31 August 2021.

Stephan Erbe

Place of performance in contracts of carriage

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

A recent decision by the Supreme Court of the Canton of Zurich has finally shed light on an unsolved issue relating to the application of Article 31 of the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) under Swiss law.

Live Marie Hansen

Protection of plant varieties under plant breeders' rights

Intellectual Property - Norway
Bryn Aarflot AS

Plant breeders' rights provide protection of plant varieties.

Victoria Grogan

I don't need a will – do I?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Whether an individual needs a will really depends on whether they are happy for their estate to pass in accordance with the law or in accordance with their own wishes – which may differ significantly.

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