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Christian Werenberg

Smooth sailing? Jurisdiction agreements in yacht insurance contracts

Insurance - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A new ruling determines that prorogation of jurisdiction can be validly agreed in a yacht insurance contract, even where consumer interests are concerned and the contract requires that legal proceedings be brought in a court in the insurer's home country.

Karen Baxter

Race discrimination complaints in the workplace and how to address them

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

With Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests taking place across the United Kingdom and worldwide, many businesses have publicly stated their commitment to equality and the BLM movement.

Beat Mumenthaler

Moratoria during COVID-19 pandemic – an overview

Insolvency & Restructuring - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Originally, unlike in other jurisdictions, the purpose of a moratorium in Switzerland was not necessarily to continue doing business, but rather to find a better way to liquidate a company; however, this has changed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

COFECE deemed to have jurisdiction to review Uber-Cornershop merger

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

In November 2019 the Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) and the Federal Telecommunications Institute asked the First Collegiate Court Specialised in Economic Competition, Broadcasting and Telecommunications to determine which authority has jurisdiction to review the merger of Uber and Cornershop.

Carsten Vyvers

A city is a city but not a concrete legal venue

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Two freight forwarding companies were in dispute over the payment of freight forwarding charges in connection with a transport from Germany to the United Kingdom.

Bram Woltering

Use of customs information in relation to parallel imports

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD

The Hague District Court recently had to answer the question of whether information acquired during a customs seizure under the EU Anti-piracy Regulation may be used for an unauthorised parallel import claim.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan