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Stephan Schmalzl

GDPR versus PSD II – right of access to information versus charges for information

Banking - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Federal Administrative Court recently confirmed that a credit institution had violated its obligations under the EU Data Protection Regulation by refusing to provide its customer access to information – at no cost – on specific payment transactions effected in the previous five years.

David Maria Marino

Differential damages and insurers – everything must change so that everything can stay the same

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

Employees injured at work are compensated by the National Institute for Insurance against Accidents at Work (INAIL), but can also bring an action before the civil courts against their employers or other liable third parties for damages not covered by INAIL.

Charles Allen

Review of 'fraud exception' to summary judgment

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Summary judgment is not available in Hong Kong civil actions which include a claim based on an allegation of fraud.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Survival of parties' will for penalty clauses in employment contracts

Employment & Benefits - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Supreme Court General Assembly on the Unification of Judgments recently concluded that penalty clauses agreed for the unjust termination of a fixed-term employment contract before its end date are valid and enforceable even if the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite nature due to a lack of objective conditions required by law to conclude fixed-term contracts..

Peggy Sharon

Lightning damage to aircraft on incoming flights – Aviation Services Law special circumstances

Aviation - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

In most cases, flights are operated by aircraft that arrive at an airport from a previous flight.

Hans Eriksson

Blocking injunctions – proportionality and right of access to information

Intellectual Property - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

The Patent and Market Court of Appeal recently ordered several internet service providers to take blocking measures against Sci-Hub and LibGen.

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