Negligence of hotel staff: consideration of a carrier’s liability under Regulation 261

Amongst a growing body of case law on Regulation (EC) 261/2004, the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union in NM, acting as liquidator of NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH v ON considered the responsibilities and liabilities of a carrier providing ...

17 September 2020

Schrems II judgment: Privacy Shield invalid, SCCs survive, but... what happens now?

Our team of subject matter experts examine the much anticipated Schrems II judgment delivered on 16th July 2020 by CJEU, centering around the use by organisations of data transfer agreements to transfer personal data to countries outside the EU.

16 July 2020

What's Next For Frand?'s-next-for-frand

The last year has been an exciting year for FRAND. The TCL v Ericsson verdict was set aside. The FTC's decision against Qualcomm was also lifted pending appeal. Germany's Supreme Court has overturned the Sisvel v Haier decision, swinging the pendulum in ...

24 June 2020

CJEU Decision in Royalty Pharma: More Clarity on Requirements for Supplementary Protection Certificates?

Today the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its decision in the Royalty Pharma case concerning the interpretation of Art. 3 a of Regulation EC 469/2009 on Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC) (case C-650/17).

30 April 2020

COVID-19 & Your Defence & Security Contracts

Our team of subject matter experts look at the impacts COVID-19 is having in the defence & security sector, particularly supply chains, producing a handy ten step guide to the contractual issues under the pandemic, under each of English, Italian, French, ...

15 April 2020