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Constantinos Pashiardis

Court clarifies application of Article VI of New York Convention

Arbitration & ADR - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants applied for the recognition and enforcement of an arbitral award issued by the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

Jesper Windahl

Sign on the dotted line – importance of signing transport documents

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A recent Maritime and Commercial Court decision in which a carrier was found liable for a missing delivery underlines the importance of getting transport documents signed as a receipt for goods delivered.

Pawel Kulak

Constitutional Tribunal finds undertakings have right to appeal against consent to conduct searches

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

The Constitutional Tribunal recently analysed regulations regarding dawn raids carried out by the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection and ruled that the respective law is not in line with the Constitution insofar as it excludes the possibility to challenge rulings allowing searches to be conducted.

Arthur Shay

New measures to regulate OTT service providers

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

Despite the fact that Taiwan's broadband market is flooded with over-the-top (OTT) media services, the National Communications Commission has yet to regulate OTT service providers.

Riccardo Fruscalzo

Legislative decree opens way to commercial use of data obtained by non-profit clinical trials

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Hogan Lovells

The government recently approved a legislative decree on clinical trials that introduces changes to several provisions of the existing national regulation on clinical trials.

Martin Foerster

Vienna Building Code: new provision renders short-term letting illegal

Real Estate - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

A new provision in the Vienna Building Code recently entered into force, rendering short-term letting – including through rental services such as Airbnb – illegal in large areas of Vienna.

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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