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Camila Mendes Vianna

STJ confirms five-year limitation period for collection of demurrage of containers in maritime transport

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In October 2020 the Second Panel of the Superior Court of Justice issued a unanimous decision, on repetitive appeal, establishing that a claim to collect amounts relating to expenses for demurrage previously established in a maritime transport contract (unimodal) is limited to five years by the statute of limitations.

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Can eye rolling be a reason to challenge an arbitrator?

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently dealt with the challenge of an arbitrator on the grounds that he had rolled his eyes during the pleading of a party's representative.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Historic ruling on compensation for gender discrimination

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

For the first time in history, the Anti-discrimination Tribunal has awarded a remedy for non-economic loss and compensation for gender discrimination in the workplace.

Kirian Claeyé

Which COVID-19 vaccines are on the menu for Belgium?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Belgium
ALTIUS

Belgium is following the lead of the European Commission and the European Medicines Agency with respect to its COVID-19 vaccine strategy.

Carissa How

Section 368 of Companies Act: apex court rules ex parte application for restraining proceedings is valid

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

A recent Federal Court decision regarding applications made by a company or its creditors under Section 368 of the Companies Act 2016 to restrain proceedings against the company under a proposed scheme of arrangement appears to be a welcomed decision.

Marc Kish

Snapshot: compulsory liquidation

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

A Cayman Islands company may be wound up either voluntarily according to its articles of association or compulsorily by the Grand Court.

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