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Marina Vassiliou

First-instance courts must evaluate testimony adduced during hearings

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

In a recent appeal, the Supreme Court ruled that the first-instance court could not ignore testimony adduced during a hearing without having evaluated it.

Carsten Vyvers

E-ticket voucher not a valid ticket

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Eilenburg Local Court decision highlighted that a booking or reservation confirmation issued to a passenger by a tour operator with whom a flight has been booked should not necessarily be regarded as a confirmed booking under Article 3(2)(a) of the EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation, even if the booking is referred to as an 'e-ticket voucher'.

Esther Gómez García

Copyright protection of fashion designs in Spain after Cofemel

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In light of the European Court of Justice's (ECJ's) decision in Cofemel, copyright protection for fashion designs is now more feasible in Spain.

Lucy Lewis

Furlough scheme extended until end of October 2020

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended by a further four months until 31 October 2020.

Luca Daffra

Supreme Court finds that formatting an electronic device after copying data constitutes embezzlement

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

A recent Supreme Court decision found that an employee who copies computer data stored on a company laptop entrusted to them for work purposes and subsequently returns the computer with said data deleted and the hard drive formatted is guilty of embezzlement pursuant to Article 646 of the Criminal Code..

Werner Jahnel

Preventive approach to incapacity issues

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed issues of life and death at the forefront of people's minds, with many people requiring intensive medical care which may deprive them of their capacity of judgement and require others to take decisions for them.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, 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