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Louisa-Ann Lange

Security controls outside scope of airlines

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Erding Local Court judgment concerned a compensation claim after four passengers missed their flight due to a security alert at the airport.

Anna Turi

Rising focus on HCA settlement proceedings – case law round-up

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

Since 1 July 2014, companies have been able to initiate settlement proceedings with the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA).

David Maria Marino

Insurance Distribution Directive – new IVASS measures expected

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

The Institute for the Supervision of Insurance (IVASS) recently launched a public consultation on two separate documents containing additional rules implementing the local and EU laws on insurance distribution (and other ancillary provisions).

Moran Friedman

Weekly rest requirements for employees in Israel

Employment & Benefits - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Pursuant to Israeli employment law, an employer cannot employ workers on their weekly rest days unless it obtains a special permit from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

Meili Hu

SAMR publishes regulations discouraging bad-faith trademark applications

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The State Administration for Market Regulation recently published Certain Provisions for Regulating Applications for Trademark Registration.

Sandrine Giroud

Game changer for Swiss trustees: new licensing obligation from 2020

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

From 1 January 2020, the Swiss Financial Institutions Act and the Swiss Financial Services Act will become law and introduce a regulatory regime for trustees operating in Switzerland, obliging them to obtain an authorisation to carry out their activities.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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