Brexit: Cross Border Disputes – What will change and ways to mitigate your risk

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/global/brexit-what-we-know-about-cross-border-disputes-implications

The UK exited the EU on 31 January 2020 and enters into a transition period that is due to end on 31 December 2020, unless extended.

14 May 2020

English law and English courts can continue to be used in international contracts after Brexit

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/uk/english-law-and-english-courts-can-continue-to-be-used-in-international-contracts-after-brexit

Parties negotiating and re-negotiating international contracts should continue to use English governing law and exclusive English jurisdiction clauses in those contracts after Brexit if suitable for their circumstances.

24 January 2020

Danish Competition and Consumer Authority publishes first decision and injunction on discriminatory access to accounts maintained by a credit institution

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/denmark/danish-competition-and-consumer-authority-publishes-first-decision-and-injunction

On 4 December 2019, the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (DCCA) published their first decision and injunction on discriminatory access to accounts maintained by a credit institution under Article 63(1) of the Danish Payments Act (DPA).

09 December 2019

A statement which is neither vulgar nor defamatory can be found to be unlawful if it creates a wrongful impression, rules the Czech Supreme Court

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/global/czech-supreme-court-finds-statements-create-wrongful-impression

The Czech Supreme Court recently ruled in favour of a famous Czech actor, whose name was used in an article by a national newspaper which was later found to contain an unlawful statement. Whilst the statement itself was neither vulgar nor defamatory, the fact ...

28 October 2019

Agreement regarding extended notice period unenforcable

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/denmark/funktionaer-havde-ikke-krav-paa-yderligere-2-maaneders-loen-i-opsigelsesperioden

Although the salaried employee's notice of termination was extended by two months, The High Court of Western Denmark in its judgment of 28 June 2019 ruled that a salaried employee could not claim additional 2 months' salary during the notice period. The ...

02 October 2019