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Olaf Hartenstein

CMR carrier's liability for wrong delivery of goods

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Koblenz Higher Regional Court recently decided on a case of wrongful delivery.

Jukka Kantanen

AI patenting practices are changing – but is the direction right?

Intellectual Property - European Union
Berggren Oy

Protecting AI solutions by IP rights often entails a combination of patents, agreements regarding data and use and development of systems and software, and software copyright.

Carlos P Martins

Contents of cockpit voice recorder released in class action

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds LLP

In a recent case, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal upheld a lower court's authorisation of the conditional release of the contents of a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) to the parties to a class action.

Martin André Dittmer

CAT upholds decision on tying in postal sector

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

The Competition Appeals Tribunal recently upheld the Competition Council's finding that FK Distribution used its power on the market for the distribution of unaddressed mail (print circulars) to gain a competitive advantage, which was not based on its own merits, on the market for the distribution of digital circulars.

Emily Haithwaite

Economic substance requirements for Jersey partnerships

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation (Partnerships - Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 202- was recently lodged with the States Assembly and, if passed, is expected to come into effect from 1 July 2021 (with a six-month transition period for partnerships established before 1 July 2021).

Ole Kristian Olsby

Supreme Court clarifies that provisions in terminated collective agreements can remain effective

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

In its judgment in the 'Grefsenhjemmet case', the Supreme Court clarified that provisions on salary increases for long service in a collective bargaining agreement must be regarded as wage terms incorporated into individual employment contracts, and that they do not lapse following the termination of the collective agreement.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru