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Guido de Vos

Airport of destination no safe haven for claims under Montreal Convention

Aviation - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal recently denied jurisdiction against an airline and its ground-handling agent in a case concerning a claim for loss of cargo from the agent's premises at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Antony Sassi

Court reviews issue of subpoenas

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently considered a prospective witness's application to set aside a subpoena directed at him.

Takayuki Inoue

New plea bargaining system in practice

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Since Japan's first plea bargaining system was introduced in June 2018, prosecutors have used plea bargains in two cases, the second of which led to the dramatic arrest of Carlos Ghosn, former CEO and chair of Renault-Nissan, on the tarmac of Haneda Airport in November 2018.

Valérie Gareau-Dalpé

Extended leave and holiday pay: is differentiating between protected employees discriminatory?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A recent arbitration decision reminds employers that distinctions between different classes of protected employee may be discriminatory.

Kaan Demir

Shareholders' agreements – enforceability issues

Company & Commercial - Turkey
Kayum & Demir

The enforceability of share options is one of the most controversial issues in the context of shareholders' agreements.

Hannah Mantle

Court of Appeal allows out of time inheritance act claim

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The Court of Appeal recently overturned a first-instance decision and confirmed that the plaintiff can make a claim out of time for reasonable provision from her husband's estate.

OnDemand

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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