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Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

Did you pack your own bag? Appeal court overturns lost luggage claim

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

The Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals recently overturned a first-instance decision concerning a laptop lost on an Aeromexico flight from New York to Buenos Aires.

Chakrapani Misra

Arbitrability of consumer disputes: loophole in Booz Allen framework?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The Supreme Court recently ruled that consumer disputes are incapable of being submitted to arbitration, placing them in the infamous category of 'non-arbitrable' subjects in India.

Björn Rundblom Andersson

Preliminary injunction denied in Swedish darunavir SPC proceedings

Intellectual Property - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

The Patent and Market Court of Appeal recently handed down a preliminary injunction ruling in Sandoz v GD Searle LLC relating to the supplementary protection certificate (SPC) for darunavir.

Francesco Pedroni

Appeal court deems Foodora riders self-employed with certain workers' rights

Employment & Benefits - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

The Turin Court of Appeal recently found that Foodora riders should not be considered employees.

Claudia Bock

Competition office fines Booking.com €33 million

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Office for the Protection of Economic Competition recently reviewed vertical aspects of online platforms and distribution channels, ultimately fining online booking platform Booking.com approximately €33 million for using most-favoured-nation (MFN) clauses in its contracts with hotels.

David Smyth

Waiver of privilege during court proceedings

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In a recent case before the High Court, a novel issue arose as to whether a party's deployment of privileged documents for the purposes of the trial of a preliminary issue concerning limitation would result in privilege in the documents being waived (lost) for the purposes of the main trial, in the event that the court held that the claim was not time barred.

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