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Carlos P Martins

Airline ordered to pay C$295,000 penalty for tarmac delay

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

Due to an unexpected thunderstorm, some passengers on two Air Transat flights were stranded on the tarmac in the aircraft that they had boarded in Europe for almost five and six hours, respectively.

Jeremy Prain

What the International Arbitration Act means for maritime law

Shipping & Transport - South Africa

The recent promulgation of the International Arbitration Act gave the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration the force of law in South Africa.

Ammalia P Putri

Updated rules on granting government guarantees in infrastructure sector

Projects & Procurement - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

The Ministry of Finance has issued a regulation in order to implement provisions for the establishment of state-owned infrastructure guarantee corporations (BUPI).

César Navarro

Hidden cameras as evidence for dismissal?

Employment & Benefits - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

The European Court of Human Rights recently ruled that the installation of hidden surveillance cameras by a Spanish company without informing its employees infringed Article 8 of the Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (employees' right to respect for privacy and human dignity).

Megan Browdie

Equity part of your company's compensation plan? Don't forget about HSR

Company & Commercial - USA
Cooley LLP

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued its annual inflation-adjusted thresholds for determining whether an acquisition of voting securities requires prior notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.

Kyriacos Varnavas

Only arbitrator has locus standi before court regarding extension of arbitration procedure

Arbitration & ADR - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

The Nicosia District Court recently issued an order which referred a dispute to arbitration.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey