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Jouni Kautto

Can work survive without collective agreements?

Employment & Immigration - Finland
Waselius & Wist

Collective agreements have become a natural part of the Finnish working life and almost 90% of all Finnish employees are covered by such an agreement.

Jantje Agena

Court considers environmental problems and traffic in trademark infringement case

Intellectual Property - Germany
Grünecker

The Federal Court of Justice recently addressed the question of similarity between bicycles and motor vehicles in a legal dispute over whether the use of a sign for motor vehicles constituted infringement of a trademark which was registered for bicycles.

Foo Joon Liang

Statutory oppression action: apex court confirms that remedies may extend to directors and third parties

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

A recent Federal Court decision confirms that remedies in a statutory oppression action may extend to the directors of the subject company and third parties.

Dylan Cox

Court of appeal overturns order requiring insurer to defend privacy class action

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released a decision that reiterates a key guiding principle in proceedings brought to enforce an insurer's duty to defend: the court must carefully review the underlying pleading and focus on the true nature of the claim, not simply the words used by the plaintiff in the underlying claim, to determine whether any of the claims could potentially be covered by the policy.

Bernd Rajal

Electricity producers welcome in future energy communities

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

As long as experienced market participants, ideally with the appropriate financial strength, are prohibited from participating in an energy community, the question remains as to which entities will set up and operate energy communities.

Marco Manzone

Limitation of shipowners' liability

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The concept of limitation of a shipowner's liability is well known in maritime law and is generally the same across many maritime jurisdictions.

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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