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Louisa-Ann Lange

Airport charges take flight: airlines challenge fee structure

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a recent Federal Administrative Court case – in which the German court referred questions to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) – Deutsche Lufthansa AG achieved its goal of defending itself effectively against higher airport charges and underlined the possibility of a judicial review to examine the appropriateness of airport charges.

Simon Tolson

Are milestone payments an adequate payment mechanism in construction contracts?

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

The Court of Appeal recently considered whether milestone payments in a construction contract constituted an adequate mechanism for payment in terms of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, as amended.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

2020 heralds insolvency law changes

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

The States of Guernsey recently passed the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 (Insolvency) (Amendment) Ordinance 2020, making Guernsey an even more desirable forum for insolvency proceedings.

Pedro Cortés

Macau responds to regulatory trends with new Cybersecurity Law

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

In June 2019 the Legislative Assembly of the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) enacted the Cybersecurity Law.

Leon Scheicher

Judicial authorisation of transfer of shares with restricted transferability

Company & Commercial - Austria
Schoenherr

The Supreme Court recently dealt, for the first time, with the judicial authorisation of a transfer of shares with restricted transferability in joint stock companies.

Phillip Ashley

Oil and gas: English and Scottish courts define limits of lawful protest

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The past 12 months have seen increased efforts by environmental activists to disrupt the business of oil and gas companies (or those associated with them) and draw attention to their campaigns against the use and production of fossil fuels.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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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