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Laura Pierallini

Supreme Court decision on scope of Montreal Convention

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Supreme Court recently found that for gratuitous carriage not performed by an air transport undertaking, damage compensation rights do not expire within the two-year limitation period established by Article 35 of the Montreal Convention.

Barbara Wilbrink

Burden of proof remains with shipowner in proving terminal operator liability

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD

The loading and unloading of cargo from ships is a key element in the transport chain.

Catherine Drew

COVID-19 crisis: clinical trials and cross-border collaboration

Healthcare & Life Sciences - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

The current circumstances are unsettling for many reasons, not least because there is still no approved vaccination or treatment for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Alexander Vogel

Restructuring exemption in Swiss takeover law

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Under Swiss takeover law, the duty to launch a takeover offer is triggered when an acquirer of shares, whether acting directly, indirectly or in concert with third parties, acquires equity securities and thereby, in addition to the equity securities already owned, exceeds the threshold of 33.3% of the voting rights of a listed company.

Declan Groarke

Coronavirus: what employers need to know

Employment & Benefits - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

Numerous employment law concerns have arisen due to the current coronavirus outbreak.

Mary V Ward

COVID-19 company update

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The Bermuda Registrar of Companies and the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) recently issued information on the steps that they have taken to protect the public and ensure the continuity of business in Bermuda as it responds to the coronavirus.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Germany

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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