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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.

Oliver Passmore

Royal Court blesses momentous decision of representative of minor and unborn beneficiaries

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently considered for the first time the blessing of a momentous decision of a court-appointed representative of minor and unborn beneficiaries of a trust to enter into a settlement agreement in respect of claims against the trust.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK fines gas distributors for gun jumping and information delay

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) fined a liquefied petroleum gas distributor Zl730,000 (€160,000) for failing to notify a takeover.

Shih-I Wu

Payment of patent application and annual fees irrelevant for service invention judgments

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

Disputes over patent ownership often arise between companies and research and development personnel.

Peggy Sharon

Airport operator's liability towards passengers in terminals

Aviation - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

The Jerusalem Magistrates Court recently accepted a claim filed against the Israeli Aviation Authority (IAA) by a passenger who had been injured while colliding with another person at Ben-Gurion International Airport, which the IAA operated.

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