International Law Office

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Ulrich Steppler

Three takeaways from COVID-19 crisis for improved customer care

Aviation - International
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the airline industry has been severe, with estimated losses of approximately $113 billion.

Lucy Lewis

Failing to enhance pay for shared parental leave is not sex discrimination – permission to appeal refused

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Supreme Court has refused permission to appeal in Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police v Hextall.

Beat Mumenthaler

Obtaining attachment on cryptocurrencies in Switzerland

Insolvency & Restructuring - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

The general view in Switzerland is that cryptocurrencies are intangible assets sui generis and as such can be subject to regular debt enforcement and insolvency proceedings in Switzerland (provided that these cryptocurrencies have a financial value).

Jeffrey Kleywegt

Application of principle of effectiveness could lead to exclusion of national limitation rules

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal recently rendered a landmark judgment that the claims brought by claim vehicle CDC against Kemira Chemicals Oy were not time barred.

Eleanor Wilson

Government introduces Bill C-4 to implement USMCA's required changes

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Bill C-4 – which addresses some of the changes required under the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – was recently introduced in the House of Commons.

Raphael Mellerio

Franchisees cannot be classified as employees

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

Some jurisdictions have recently held that certain independent workers (eg, Uber drivers) are actually classified as employees.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom