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Constantinos Pashiardis

District court reaffirms narrow scope of public policy argument against recognition of arbitral awards

Arbitration & ADR - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants applied for the recognition and enforcement of a London Court of International Arbitration award, which the respondents argued was contrary to Cypriot public policy pursuant to the New York Convention.

Carlos P Martins

Court rules EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation claim cannot be enforced as breach of contract

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

A recent decision from the Ontario Small Claims Court marks the first time that a Canadian court has considered whether EU air passenger rights legislation can be enforced outside Europe.

Nicolas Contis

Civil procedure reform: appeal proceedings regarding questions of jurisdiction clarified

Litigation - France
Kalliopé

The Supreme Court recently ended a conflict between the appeal courts and clarified that for any decision rendered exclusively on a jurisdictional issue, the party that wants to appeal such decision must file a motivated statement for appeal and, more importantly, appeal to the first president of the relevant appeal court through a formal request in order to obtain a fixed date on which the case will be heard.

Richard I Scharlat

NLRB allows employers to impose arbitration agreements after class/collective action has been filed

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

The National Labour Relations Board recently issued a decision that expands the Supreme Court's decision in Epic Systems Corp v Lewis and further authorises employers to limit employees' ability to file or opt in to a class or collective action against their employer.

Sandrine Giroud

Art collectors' alert – landmark Supreme Court ruling on returning artworks illicitly exported to country of origin

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

Estimated at $67.4 billion, the art market has become a global playing field for ultra-high-net-worth and high-net-worth individuals to invest their assets.

Ameet Datta

District court grants significant damages in IP case, paving the way for future decisions

Intellectual Property - India
Saikrishna & Associates

The Indian district courts rarely grant significant damages in IP cases.

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