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Paul Lewis

High Court grants anti-suit injunction after finding that parties to insurance policy had agreed to arbitration

Insurance - United Kingdom
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

The High Court has continued an anti-suit injunction against a defendant, having been satisfied to a high degree of probability that the parties had agreed to submit their dispute to London arbitration.

Christoph Jirak

Response to ECJ decision on measuring air pollutants

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

Following a European Court of Justice decision concerning the air quality measurement criteria set out in the EU Air Quality Directive, individuals in affected areas and non-governmental organisations can now take direct action in Austria against wrongfully installed air quality measuring points.

Riccardo Fruscalzo

Hemp food – Ministry of Health sets acceptable levels of THC

Product Regulation & Liability - Italy
Hogan Lovells

The Ministry of Health recently published the THC Decree, which sets the maximum tetrahydrocannabinol content permitted in food products, together with guidance on the appropriate method of analysis.

Riza Gümbüşoğlu

Supreme Court revokes its decision on service date of electronic notifications

Litigation - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Supreme Court recently examined the date on which an addressee had viewed an electronic notification.

Louisa-Ann Lange

Airport charges take flight: airlines challenge fee structure

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a recent Federal Administrative Court case – in which the German court referred questions to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) – Deutsche Lufthansa AG achieved its goal of defending itself effectively against higher airport charges and underlined the possibility of a judicial review to examine the appropriateness of airport charges.

Natasha Mohunlal

Conditional acceptance of trademark applications

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Trademark applications are examined by the Office of the Registrar of Trademarks approximately eight to 10 months after their date of application.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, 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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA