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Kenneth D Basch

Aircraft repossession: judiciary fails to uphold local law or Cape Town Convention

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

Following developments earlier in 2019, aircraft repossession has continued to be in the spotlight – yet again with regard to the Oceanair Linhas Aéreas SA (commonly known as 'Avianca Brazil') bankruptcy and, in particular, the experience of lessors that sought repossession of leased aircraft therefrom.

Rebecca Birkby

Court of Appeal makes rare order for rectification, with interesting consequences…

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal has ordered rectification resulting in one party being in breach of warranty and liable to pay damages.

Rachel Richardson

Often overlooked competition law aspects of restrictive covenants in contracts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Employers want maximum restriction on employees who leave but must be careful not to overstep the mark as covenants which are unduly restrictive risk being struck out by the courts.

Jeroen Van Hezewijk

New model BIT: negotiations to commence soon

Arbitration & ADR - Netherlands
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

In 2018 the government adopted its new model bilateral investment treaty (BIT).

Ivana Manovelo

Licences for hydrocarbon exploration in Dinarides region available in third bidding round

Energy & Natural Resources - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

Four new exploration blocks in the Dinarides have been offered in the third licensing round for the exploration and production of hydrocarbons in Croatia.

Carolyn Soakell

Court of Appeal rules on liability of overseas co-workers for whistleblowing

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In an unusual case of whistleblowing detriment brought by an overseas employee against two co-workers (also based overseas), the Court of Appeal has ruled that the employment tribunal in question had no jurisdiction to hear the claim in relation to personal liability of the co-workers because they were outside the scope of UK employment law.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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