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Carsten Vyvers

Air fares can be displayed in multiple currencies

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Court of Justice recently requested a preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice on the question of whether airlines are in principle entitled to choose the currencies in which their air fares are listed.

Maciej Durbas

ICC award set aside for failure to admit further expert evidence

Arbitration & ADR - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

A recent Supreme Court case touched on the obligations of an arbitral tribunal which cannot base its award on party-appointed experts' opinions.

Rachel Devon

Is sex addiction a disability?

Employment & Benefits - Canada

Can a unionised employee be fired for masturbating at work or is there a duty for employers to accommodate this conduct as a sex addiction? These were the novel questions considered in a recent case.

Abigail Smith

Canada releases final amendments to patented medicines pricing regulations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Health Canada recently announced the final amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations.

Jade Courtney

Copyright conundrum: what you need to know when rebranding

Intellectual Property - South Africa

Many corporates and start-ups that enlist third-party graphic designers to create logos or corporate identities during a rebrand are unaware of the legal implications of contracting third parties and thus often find themselves in costly and time-consuming litigation.This is because, under South African law, a third-party graphic designer commissioned to design a corporate's logo will own the copyright in said work.

Alexander Vogel

Bulk transfers

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Under Swiss law, the acquisition of a business may be structured as a mere share deal, a mere asset deal or – according to the Merger Act – a statutory merger, demerger or bulk transfer.



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