International Law Office

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Michael Lips

Impact of lakefront public footpaths on landowners' rights

Real Estate - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

According to federal planning principles, the cantons and municipalities must guarantee free public access to lakesides and riverbanks.

Katharina Sarah Bressler

Subsidiary clauses in mandatory vehicle insurance contracts

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Motor vehicle liability insurance is mandatory for vehicles admitted to travel on public roads in Germany (the same applies to non-motorised trailers and semi-trailers) and covers damages caused by the policyholder to third parties or their vehicles.

Joanne van Harmelen

Bolar provisions for generic and biosimilar medicines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

South Africa is in the process of reviewing all existing IP laws, particularly in the context of access to medicines.

Bernardine Adkins

Acquisitions of minority shareholdings under UK merger control regime

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The Competition and Markets Authority can open an investigation and impose initial enforcement orders where it has reasonable grounds to suspect that two or more enterprises have ceased to be distinct.

Nicolaj Kleist

New government announces climate and energy plan

Energy & Natural Resources - Denmark
Bruun & Hjejle

The new government has raised the bar for climate and environmental goals with the aim of making Denmark the world leader in the transition to renewable energy.

Maria Hadjisavva

Court examines validity of lawyer's sworn affidavit provided on behalf of clients as part of interim application

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Larnaca District Court recently issued a decision on the validity of a sworn affidavit provided by a lawyer on behalf of his clients in the context of an interim application.

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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