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CV Chen

Patent Act amendments: a guide

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The current Patent Act was amended on 18 January 2018 and took effect on 1 May 2018.

Jesper Windahl

Temperature deviation and gross negligence under CMR

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A recent Maritime and Commercial Court decision concerned carrier liability for temperature damage to a consignment of pharmaceuticals.

Jeremy Glover

Amey LG Ltd v Aggregate Industries UK Ltd

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

A court recently considered the entirety of a building material supplier's actions – including its refusal to sign a draft deed and assertions that its terms were unacceptable – and deemed it impossible to see the conduct as an agreement of the totality of the draft deed's terms.

Sean Dempsey

2019 in employment law

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

What were the most significant employment law developments in 2019? What can be expected in 2020 under a newly elected Conservative government with a sizeable majority? Despite Brexit continuing to dominate the political agenda in 2019, there were significant decisions in the courts and proposals for reform.

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.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Liberalisation of energy market: DEPA privatisation

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Under the new law on the liberalisation of the energy market, the Public Natural Gas Company (DEPA) will be spun off into three distinct undertakings, two of which will be completely privatised.

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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