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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.

Elsebeth Aaes-Jørgensen

Reduction of working hours during pregnancy did not constitute gender discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The Board of Equal Treatment recently concluded that the fact that a replacement worker in a cleaning company had received fewer shifts during her pregnancy did not constitute gender discrimination.

Peggy Sharon

Subrogation claims by foreign insurers: contradictory district court decisions

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

The Haifa District Court and the Tel Aviv District Court recently issued conflicting decisions on the question of whether foreign insurers can file subrogation claims through their insured after paying the insured insurance benefits.

Tan Meiyen

Potential cryptocurrency issues in insolvency and restructuring sphere

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

Otonomos BCC Pte Ltd is one of the first technology companies specialising in blockchain technology to be wound up by the Singapore courts.

Federico Hernández Arroyo

Draft rules on net neutrality issued for public consultation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In December 2019 the Federal Telecommunications Institute issued draft rules for public consultation to further regulate net neutrality in Mexico.

Simon Tilling

Chemicals, Brexit and path to UK REACH

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

In January 2019 draft regulations were laid before Parliament to ensure that regimes governing biocidal products, hazardous chemicals and chemical classification can continue to operate after Brexit.

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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