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Rainer Herzig

Relevance of expert guidelines for assessing medical malpractice

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Recent case law suggests that, although medical society and other expert committee guidelines are non-binding, they may serve as evidence to specify current medical standards.

Christian Werenberg

Smooth sailing? Jurisdiction agreements in yacht insurance contracts

Insurance - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A new ruling determines that prorogation of jurisdiction can be validly agreed in a yacht insurance contract, even where consumer interests are concerned and the contract requires that legal proceedings be brought in a court in the insurer's home country.

Marie Berard

High Court rejects challenge to enforcement where defences were already raised before foreign court

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently dismissed a challenge to a previous decision to grant permission to enforce a Stockholm Chamber of Commerce award on the basis that contrary to the defendant's contention, there was a valid arbitration agreement between the parties and the defendant's arguments as to procedural irregularity had previously been raised in Swedish court proceedings, thereby giving rise to an issue estoppel..

Mark W Brennan

California Privacy Rights Act to appear on November 2020 ballot

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) has received enough valid signatures to appear on the November 2020 ballot.

Elsebeth Aaes-Jørgensen

Anti-discrimination Act disputes: full and final settlements

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The Western High Court recently ruled that an employee who had entered into a severance agreement – and was represented by her professional organisation during this process – was barred from claiming compensation under the Anti-discrimination Act.

Bram Woltering

Use of customs information in relation to parallel imports

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

The Hague District Court recently had to answer the question of whether information acquired during a customs seizure under the EU Anti-piracy Regulation may be used for an unauthorised parallel import claim.

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