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Flight distance relevant to amount of compensation

May 18 2016 The Landshut Regional Court recently dealt with the issue of calculating distance relevant to the amount of compensation pursuant to EU Regulation…

Bunker supplies – maritime lien and risk of vessel arrest

August 12 2015 The insolvency of the Danish-based and other OW Bunker entities has affected vessel owners, Charterers, banks and other bunker suppliers worldwide…

York-Antwerp Rules 2016 - what has changed?

October 26 2016 The York-Antwerp Rules 2016 were adopted by the Comité Maritime International at its last conference in New York in May 2016 with no dissenting votes…

Non-payment of insurance premium - legal consequences during COVID-19 pandemic

May 12 2020 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Parliament recently passed an act whereby insurers, under certain circumstances, despite non-payment of an…

Extended rights for passengers of connecting flights outside EU territory

July 4 2018 The European Court of Justice recently issued a decision on the applicability of EU Regulation 261/2004 to connecting flights departing from an…

CMR carrier's liability for wrong delivery of goods

June 9 2021 The Koblenz Higher Regional Court recently decided on a case of wrongful delivery. A subcarrier driver had not found the recipient at the given…

Whistleblower Protection Act: new compliance requirements

May 10 2021 The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection recently presented a draft bill for the Whistleblower Protection Act. The reason for the draft…

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

May 4 2021 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…

Ever Given grounding: who is liable for carrier and forwarder delays?

April 28 2021 The grounding of the Ever Given container vessel in the Suez Canal caused considerable congestion for many other vessels which were trapped on both…

Air freight overview

April 21 2021 Many of the goods that arrive in stores or directly at people's homes every day have travelled a long way. The customer's wish for goods to be…