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Vasuda Sinha

Paris Court of Appeal confirms expansive scope of Article 1466 of Code of Civil Procedure

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The Paris Court of Appeal recently clarified the scope of application of Article 1466 of the Code of Civil Procedure and for the first time confirmed that Article 1466 can also limit a party's ability to seek annulment based on a variety of arguments, whether relating to procedural irregularities or otherwise, that could have been raised in the arbitration..

Guido de Vos

Airport of destination no safe haven for claims under Montreal Convention

Aviation - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal recently denied jurisdiction against an airline and its ground-handling agent in a case concerning a claim for loss of cargo from the agent's premises at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Christiana Pyrkotou

Objectivity versus practicality: adding a third party to an action

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

A recent Supreme Court decision examined a first-instance court's interpretation of the Civil Procedure Rules and, in particular, who can be added as a third party to a process pending before the courts.

Anna Turi

By cash or card? HCA releases findings of sector inquiry into bank card acceptance market

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

In 2017 the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) initiated a sector inquiry into the bank card acceptance market.

Junichi Ikeda

Radio Act amended to promote innovation using foreign WiFi and Bluetooth devices

Product Regulation & Liability - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The Diet recently amended the Radio Act to provide simple procedures for using radio equipment that has not been technically certified in Japan for experimental purposes.

Gavin Woods

New code of conduct for insurance brokers and agents

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The Bermuda Monetary Authority recently published the Insurance Brokers and Insurance Agents Code of Conduct.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey