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Ian Teare

Limitation of liability – determining the meaning of 'operator' and 'manager'

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Admiralty Court recently handed down a judgment which looked in detail at the scope and meaning of the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims – in particular, the meaning of the phrase "the operator of the ship" in Article 1(2).

Arthur Shay

NCC regulates significant market powers in telecoms

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The new Telecommunications Act will take effect and apply to all telecoms service providers from July 2020.

Rainer Herzig

Relevance of expert guidelines for assessing medical malpractice

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Recent case law suggests that, although medical society and other expert committee guidelines are non-binding, they may serve as evidence to specify current medical standards.

Jonathan Cary

Freezing orders: risk of dissipation? Get real

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court has issued an important reminder of the need for solid evidence of a real risk that a respondent will take steps to dissipate their assets to frustrate a judgment in applications to continue a worldwide freezing order.

Oliver Payne

Standard directions in Section 238 appraisal proceedings confirmed

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In a decision that provides additional certainty to dissenting shareholders, the Grand Court has rejected a company's efforts to recast the procedural framework for appraisal proceedings brought under Section 238 of the Companies Law (as revised).

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

COFECE deemed to have jurisdiction to review Uber-Cornershop merger

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

In November 2019 the Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) and the Federal Telecommunications Institute asked the First Collegiate Court Specialised in Economic Competition, Broadcasting and Telecommunications to determine which authority has jurisdiction to review the merger of Uber and Cornershop.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan