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Sandra Coelen

Netherlands confronted with €1.4 billion ICSID claim in first Dutch investor-state arbitration

Arbitration & ADR - Netherlands
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

A German electricity generation company recently filed a request for arbitration against the Netherlands at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

Colin Leckey

Supreme Court confirms that Uber drivers are workers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Supreme Court has unanimously decided that drivers engaged by Uber are workers rather than independent contractors.

Mark W Atwood

CDC mask mandate versus rights of passengers with disabilities

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

Air carriers must comply with federal law that mandates mask wearing but also accommodate passengers with a disability that prevents them from wearing a mask.

Marco Manzone

Exercise of maritime liens on cargo to secure credits for freight and demurrages

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Civitavecchia Tribunal recently considered a vessel owner's application to exercise a maritime lien on a quantity of coal carried on board the vessel to secure its freight balance, demurrages and expenses towards the charterer after the charterer applied to open insolvency proceedings.

Jared Stringham

Novartis prevails against motion for judgment on pleadings in Entresto patent litigation

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Chief Judge Stark of the US District Court for the District of Delaware recently ruled in favour of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation against the generic defendants Torrent Pharma Inc and Torrent Pharmaceuticals.

Marc Kish

Key trends in offshore dispute resolution

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

This article looks at key trends in offshore dispute resolution, including the major developments in the Cayman market in 2020 and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected court timetables for disputes work.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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