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Andreas Wildi

Popular initiative: 'Supporting organ donation – saving lives'

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The popular initiative 'Supporting organ donation – saving lives' calls for the introduction of a narrow contradiction solution in order to substantially increase the number of organ donations.

Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou

Privy Council determines extraterritorial reach of clawback claims in insolvency proceedings

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Privy Council has determined that, notwithstanding the absence of express statutory provisions permitting service out of the jurisdiction of fraudulent preference claims, such claims are to have extraterritorial effect.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Employer liable for customer's sexual harassment of employee

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

A recent district court ruling demonstrates that an employer can be liable for a customer's sexual harassment towards an employee.

Antony Sassi

Subpoena in aid of disciplinary challenge

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court has once again been asked to review its jurisdiction to grant permission to issue subpoenas directed at witnesses.

Hui Huang

Beijing High Court guidelines on administrative trademark cases come with surprises

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

The Beijing High Court recently published an extensive set of guidelines on administrative trademark cases, which are divided into two parts: procedural issues and substantive matters.

Oliver Nissen

Compensation must be offset against compensation for damages according to national law

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Court of Justice recently issued a verdict stating that compensation under the EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation must be offset against compensation claims made under national law that were caused by the same incident.

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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