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Rainer Herzig

Reimbursement for medicine not listed in Reimbursement Code?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Although Austrian social security provides for a legal entitlement to benefits in kind (ie, free administration of medicines listed in the Reimbursement Code, except for a small prescription fee), the Organisation of Austrian Social Security is reluctant to reimburse the cost of medicines not listed in the Reimbursement Code.

Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

The benefits of using a Guernsey company are extremely wide but generally include separate legal identity, limited liability for shareholders and ease of transfer of ownership.

Szymon Gogulski

Sole acquisition of author's economic copyrights does not grant monopoly on use of work

Intellectual Property - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

A recent disagreement over a logotype illustrates a common situation where acquirers of an author's economic copyrights are convinced that they have exclusive rights to all forms of use and modification of the work without the need to obtain the author's consent.

Luca Di Marco

Supreme Court rules on apportionment of salvage reward among shipowner and cargo interests

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Supreme Court recently issued a significant decision on the apportionment of a salvage reward among a shipowner and cargo interests.

Dan T Moss

Creditors' committee denied standing to bring derivative claims on behalf of LLC debtor in bankruptcy

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

The practice of conferring 'derivative standing' on official creditors' committees to assert claims on behalf of a bankruptcy estate where the debtor or a bankruptcy trustee is unwilling or unable to do so is a well-established means of generating value for the estate from litigation recoveries.

Steven M Herman

COVID-19 update: executive order extending moratorium on commercial evictions until 1 January 2021

Real Estate - USA
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed a new executive order extending the state-wide moratorium on commercial evictions.

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