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Carolin Schilling-Schulz

Court rules on policyholder's claim against insurer for information on stored personal data

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In 2019 the Cologne Higher Regional Court issued a decision on the scope of the right to information under the EU General Data Protection Regulation that has enormous implications for insurers that collect or process personal data.

Natalie Foster

Steel & Tube decision: Court of Appeal rules on sentencing and determining company's state of mind

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

After pleading guilty to 24 representative charges under the Fair Trading Act for false representations relating to seismic grade mesh, Steel & Tube received a fine from the District Court, which was increased by the High Court.

François Willems

More than a wine label when prestige is at stake

Intellectual Property - Belgium
GEVERS

When a trademark achieves a reputation, its owner can claim a broader protection which extends to goods and services not designated by their trademark registrations.

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.

Arthur Shay

NCC invites public comments on amendment to Cable TV Act

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

Following its unsuccessful attempt in 2020 to introduce mandatory binding arbitration into the Cable TV Act, the National Communications Commission (NCC) has proposed an alternative dispute resolution scheme for entertainment licensing between channel operators and cable system operators.

Johannes Stalzer

Construction cartel creates dilemma for clients

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Austria
Schoenherr

The competition law investigation into approximately 40 construction companies has created a dilemma for clients.

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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