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Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on chair and deputy chair duties and directors' revocation

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation has set out important principles regarding the duties of chairs and deputy chairs of company boards of directors.

Claudia Bock

Competition authority under scrutiny for alleged fishing expedition

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

The legality of on-site inspections (also known as dawn raids) carried out by the Office for the Protection of Competition at the premises of betting companies in early 2019 is currently under judicial review.

Herman Steen

UK Supreme Court decision in Renos case: position under Nordic Plan

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

The UK Supreme Court's recent landmark decision in the Renos case clarifies that when determining whether a vessel is a constructive total loss under the English Institute Time Clauses Hulls conditions, regard should be had to the costs incurred prior to the owner's notice of abandonment, but not to remuneration payable under a special compensation protection and indemnity clause.

Jonathan Cary

Freezing orders: when will past conduct show a real risk of dissipation?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In Lakatamia Shipping Co Ltd v Morimoto, the Court of Appeal overturned a decision to discharge a worldwide freezing order.

Bernd Rajal

Supreme Court rules on distribution network operators' obligation to connect

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The Supreme Court recently considered whether distribution network operators must provide network users with a written cost estimate for a grid connection even if the general obligation to connect final customers to the grid is still in dispute and has yet to be decided by the competent authority.

Nic Journeaux

Slowly getting to grips with unjust enrichment and Jersey's legal 'hot potatoes'

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

A long-running Jersey fraud case illustrates the difficult task that the Channel Island courts sometimes have in comparing and distinguishing between developed principles of English law and foundational elements of the islands' customary law.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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