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20 March 2019
Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg Did you pack your own bag? Appeal court overturns lost luggage claim

Argentina - Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

The Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals recently overturned a first-instance decision concerning a laptop lost on an Aeromexico flight from New York to Buenos Aires. The first-instance court had ordered Aeromexico to pay damages, but the appeal court found that the model of the lost laptop had never been sold in Argentina and that the plaintiff had neither proved that her laptop had been packed in her luggage nor made her claim in a timely manner.

Author: Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg
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Christine Kranich Aircraft registry requirements for foreign owners

Germany - Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

If a third-country aircraft owner terminates the lease of a German airline but wants to keep the aircraft registered in Germany, it must enter into a new lease or similar agreement with an entity from an EU member state for at least six months. This article discusses why aircraft lessors and owners should carefully consider the requirements for keeping an aircraft in the German aircraft registry, particularly if its lease has been terminated.

Author: Christine Kranich
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Laura Pierallini Mind your drone business – recent ENAC initiatives

Italy - Studio Pierallini

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) was one of the first EU aviation authorities to develop national rules to regulate remote-piloted aircraft systems. Pending the EU Basic Regulation's implementation, ENAC has announced the adoption of interim measures and a revision of the existing Italian regulations to align the national legal framework with the implementing acts that the EU Commission will introduce.

Author: Laura Pierallini
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Germany - Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

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