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Jakob Widner

Good Friday and direct discrimination on religious grounds

Employment & Benefits - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Under Austrian law, Good Friday is a paid public holiday only for members of four churches.

Costanza Mariconda

Request for recusal of arbitrator and appealability

Arbitration & ADR - Italy
Mariconda e Associati Studio Legale

A recent Supreme Court of Cassation decision concerned a tribunal president's rejection of a motion to recuse an arbitrator appointed by the counterparty to a dispute and appoint a third arbitrator.

Sanaya F Vachha

Show cause notice issued for deceptive marketing practices

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

Pursuant to a complaint filed by Ferozsons Laboratories Limited, the Competition Commission recently started an enquiry into Neucon Pakistan for deceptive marketing practices under the Competition Act.

Lisa H Bebchick

Chancery court allows Straight Path stockholders to pursue direct claims against company's former controlling stockholder

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
Ropes & Gray LLP

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently denied a motion to dismiss the claims of Straight Path Communi­cations Inc's stockholders against the company's controlling shareholder.

Emily Haithwaite

Jersey limited partnerships

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey

Limited partnerships in Jersey are governed by the Limited Partnerships (Jersey) Law 1994, as amended.

Karen Lorenz

District court deems sender not liable for late delivery

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In its capacity as a court for inland navigation, the Mannheim District Court recently settled a dispute between an inland waterway carrier and a sender.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey