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11 August 2017
On 4 April 2017, Russia ratified the provisions of the Montreal Convention 1999 which will enter into force on 21 August 2017. In common with other recent adopters of the Montreal Convention, the transition has been driven by the need to introduce standardised e-freight, it will have an impact on liability claims as well.
25 May 2017
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is poised to introduce significant changes to data protection law in the EU, which will impact on many organisations.
17 November 2016
Hanjin Shipping’s rehabilitation has continued to cause problems in multiple fields in the shipping world. Whilst there are signs of the dust beginning to settle, parties should be on high alert of their potential exposure. Our latest article examines recent issues and provides an update on the rehabilitation proceedings in Korea.

Case reviews

10 May 2017
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled in Marcela Pešková & Jiří Peška v Travel Service [04.05.17] that, in the context of EC Regulation 261/2004 (the Regulation), a collision between an aircraft and a bird is an “extraordinary circumstance”, which may exempt the carrier from its obligation to pay compensation.
27 September 2016
TalkTalk unsuccessfully appealed against a fixed monetary penalty notice of £1,000, for failing to notify the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of a personal data breach within 24 hours of detection of the breach, as required by the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR) and the Notification Regulation (611/2013).
16 May 2016
European Court of Justice (ECJ) decides that claims handling services provided by Polish outsourcing company are not exempt from VAT; decision may have considerable consequences for insurers and outsourcing companies.
 

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