International Law Office

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David Heffernan

Comfort animals are not service animals: DOT to narrow scope of service animal accommodations

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed significant changes to its disability regulations relating to the transportation of service animals by air.

Cesare Galli

Use of IP rights in internationalisation process

Intellectual Property - International
IP Law Galli

For a company that chooses the path of internationalisation (which today's global market has made a necessity), protecting IP rights is not only useful, but also indispensable to avoid infringing other people's rights, which could result in court proceedings and, if unsuccessful, a loss of investment, reputation and market access before business has even begun..

Karolina Kanclerz

Temporary posting of employees to Poland continues to be problematic

Employment & Benefits - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

Despite the fact that almost four years have passed since the Act of 10 June 2016 on the posting of workers as part of the provision of services entered into force, its application continues to be problematic for foreign employers posting workers to Poland, particularly in regard to keeping and storing records regarding a posted employee's working time.

Nicolaj Kleist

Increased focus on geothermal energy

Energy & Natural Resources - Denmark
Bruun & Hjejle

Geothermal energy has long been used for district heating in Denmark, but lately political and industry interest therein has been on the rise.

Marcel Meinhardt

Federal Supreme Court examines margin squeeze under Swiss competition law

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Federal Supreme Court recently confirmed that Swisscom had abused its dominant position by charging abusive prices for wholesale broadband services between 2001 and 2007.

Mary V Ward

Blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation 2020

Banking - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The current government was elected in 2017, having undertaken to create new economic pillars in Bermuda, identify new opportunities for economic diversification and seek local and overseas investment to develop new local industry and thereby create jobs in Bermuda.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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