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Shannon Rajan

FAA downgrades Malaysia's air safety rating

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

Malaysia's International Aviation Safety Assessment air safety rating was recently downgraded from Category 1 to Category 2 by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Nicolaj Kleist

Uncertainties regarding eighth tender for oil and gas exploration in Danish North Sea

Energy & Natural Resources - Denmark
Bruun & Hjejle

The Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities recently invited companies to take part in the eighth Danish licensing round for oil and gas exploration and production in the Danish North Sea.

Charles Allen

Ad hoc admission of English QC with local barrister

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In an important and interesting judgment, the High Court declined to admit an overseas barrister unless he appeared with a local barrister.

Guillem Villaescusa

Exhaustion of trademark rights: Barcelona Court of Appeal rules in Schweppes case

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Barcelona Court of Appeal, following European Court of Justice case law regarding the exhaustion of the trademark rights, recently declared that Red Paralela SL and Red Paralela BCN SL had infringed Schweppes International Limited's Spanish trademarks by importing and commercialising in Spain Schweppes-branded tonics which had been manufactured in the United Kingdom by Coca-Cola/Atlantic Industries, the owner of the UK SCHWEPPES trademarks..

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition Board appoints new members: quorum established

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

Two of the three vacant positions on the Competition Board (the competent decision-making organ of the Competition Authority) have now been filled.

Pooja Ramchandani

Regulating India's gig economy

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Ministry of Labour and Employment recently published the draft Code on Social Security 2019 in an attempt to amalgamate, simplify and rationalise the laws on social security.

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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