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Rhidian David

Preparing for a no-deal Brexit: master agreements on financial services

Derivatives - France
Hughes Hubbard & Reed

In January 2019 France passed Act 2019-75, which authorised the government to take measures to prepare for the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union without a deal by way of ministerial orders, particularly in the area of financial services.

Laura Pierallini

Mind your drone business – recent ENAC initiatives

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) was one of the first EU aviation authorities to develop national rules to regulate remote-piloted aircraft systems.

Gerlind Wisskirchen

Digitalisation and codetermination: Facebook, Google Maps... and now Twitter

Employment & Benefits - Germany
CMS

After the sensational Facebook ruling rendered by the Federal Labour Court in 2016, the discrepancy between rapid digitalisation and restrictive case law with regard to Section 87(I)(6) of the Works Constitution Act has once again become the focus of attention in a labour law dispute.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Natural gas distribution and supply sector is undergoing reform

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

A draft law on the further unbundling and privatisation of the public natural gas company DEPA was recently submitted to Parliament.

Christoph Jirak

Electric vehicles exempt from emissions-reducing speed limits

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Constitutional Court recently dealt with a complaint by an electric vehicle owner who had exceeded an Air Immission Protection Act speed limit.

Marie Berard

Enforcement of arbitral award against sovereign state requires service through diplomatic channels

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently considered whether service of formal court documentation on a state party is a necessary requirement when seeking to enforce an arbitral award against it or whether service can be dispensed with.

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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