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Aviation 2018: Discussion

Who’s Who Legal brings together Ricardo Bernardi of Bernardi & Schnapp Advogados and Mert Hifzi of HFW to discuss issues facing aviation lawyers and their clients in the industry today.

The Cape Town Convention in an EU Context


Morten Jakobsen, Gorrissen Federspiel On 28 April 2009, the European Union (EU) acceded to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, also known as the Cape Town Convention (CTC) and its Protocol on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment, referred to as the Aircraft Protocol (AP (together with the CTC, the Convention)), thus becoming the first and only regional economic integration organisation (REIO) to ratify the two instruments.  The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2009 with respect to the EU. Eight out of the 28 EU member states have individually ratified it so far. This article addresses certain practical consequences stemming from the Convention’s interaction with the EU legal system and highlights some aspects to be considered by practitioners when dealing with EU jurisdictions. 

Arbitration Future Leaders 2018: Women in Law Roundtable Discussion

As the under-representation of women within the arbitration community remains a polemic issue in the field, Who’s Who Legal brings together Andrea Meier at Wartmann & Merker, Ania Farren at Berwin Leighton Paisner, Chiann Bao at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Carine Dupeyron at Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier to discuss the steps the community needs to take to overcome this lack of diversity, the development of the role of women in the profession and future challenges that will be faced by the next generation of female arbitration practitioners. 

The Future Is Now: Legal Consequences of Electronic Personality for Autonomous Robots


Steven De Schrijver, Astrea In this article, Steven De Schrijver at Astrea assesses the development of autonomous robots and the legal challenges that they pose. 

Data 2018: Roundtable

Who’s Who Legal brings together Bradley Joslove at Franklin, Laura Liguori at Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale and John Beardwood at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin to discuss recent developments in the field of data, including the effects of the GDPR, the increasing amount of fintech-related work, the legal challenges posed by cloud solutions and the future of the practice.  

The Lithium Market: Industry Perspectives on a New Mineral and its Regulation in Argentina

Florencia Heredia

Florencia Heredia, Allende & Brea In this article, Florencia Heredia at Allende & Brea explores recent developments in the Argentinian lithium market and the significant issues that must be considered for future regulation of the sector. 

Mining 2018: Roundtable

Who’s Who Legal brings together Oscar Benavides at Rodrigo Elías & Medrano Abogados, Darrell Podowski at Cassels Brock & Blackwell and Casper Herler at Borenius Attorneys to discuss recent developments in the international mining space including the recovery of commodity prices, key client issues and the relationship between the natural resources sector and politics. 

Sports & Entertainment 2017: Q&A with Ross Wenzel


Ross Wenzel, Kellerhals Carrard Ross Wenzel at Kellerhals Carrard discusses recent developments in the Swiss sports market, including changes in regulation, the growing role of the media in the sector and the rise of e-sports. 

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