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Klaus Majamäki

New statute amends Bankruptcy Act

Insolvency & Restructuring - Finland
HPP Attorneys Ltd

The Bankruptcy Act has been amended by a statute which came into force on 1 July 2019.

Werner Jahnel

Revised PILA: setting the ground for trust arbitration in Switzerland?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

While trusts have not been incorporated into the Swiss legal system, Switzerland ratified the Hague Trust Convention with effect from 1 July 2007 and adapted its conflict of laws provisions – in particular, Articles 149(a) to 149(e) of the Private International Law Act.

David Maria Marino

Italy and China – a new era of cooperation between insurance supervisory authorities?

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper Studio Legale Tributario Associato

The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission and the Italian Institute for the Supervision of Insurance recently entered into a memorandum of understanding setting out the basis for cooperation between the two supervisory authorities in the context of a broader plan of general cooperation between Italy and China.

Guido de Vos

Airport of destination no safe haven for claims under Montreal Convention

Aviation - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal recently denied jurisdiction against an airline and its ground-handling agent in a case concerning a claim for loss of cargo from the agent's premises at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Bianca Mwangi

NVB introduces model deed to promote financing of rooftop solar projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

In September 2018 the Dutch Banking Association introduced a standard form for a deed of right of superficies (the model deed).

Guy Castegnaro

Minimum social wage increased

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

Following recent amendments to Article L 222-9 of the Labour Code, the monthly minimum social wage for a non-qualified employee paid per month has been fixed – as of 1 January 2019 – at €256.60 (with the index value of 100 weighted for the cost of living as of 1 January 1948).

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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