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Steffen Maelicke

Insurance law aspects of recourse claims against subcarriers

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Dusseldorf Higher Regional Court has ruled on the insurance law aspects of recourse claims against subcarriers.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation decision on activities of controlling entities

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Article 2497 of the Civil Code sets out that companies which provide direction to coordinate their subsidiaries are directly liable to the subsidiaries' minority shareholders for any damages caused to profitability and shareholding value by a violation of fair management principles.

Gordon Drakes

Keeping your trade secrets safe – EU perspective for franchisors

Franchising - European Union
Fieldfisher LLP

The EU Trade Secrets Directive seeks to harmonise the protection of trade secrets in all EU member states.

Andreas Wildi

Federal Council clarifies use of personal data in compulsory healthcare insurance

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently approved a draft of the Social Security and Health Commission of the Council of States in order to improve the legal basis for the transfer of data of insured persons.

Martin J Valasek

Recent developments in ISDS reform: the big picture

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

Investor-state dispute settlement is an important feature of investment treaties as it is the procedural mechanism through which investors can claim compensation for a violation of a substantive investor-protection standard.

Octavio Espejo

Plausibility: new patentability requirement?

Intellectual Property - International
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

The concept of plausibility has emerged in numerous prosecution cases in recent years, with global trends suggesting a shift towards treating it as an additional, standalone patentability requirement.

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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