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Supreme Court decision on the passenger burden of the proof The recent practice of Italian Justice of Peace

The Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione) has recently ruled on the burden of the proof applicable to both Montreal Convention 1999 and to the EC Regulation 261/2004 claims for denied boarding, flight cancellation and delay

German Federal Court of Justice: Failure of all computer systems for several hours at the airport is an extraordinary circumstance

On 15 January 2019, the German Federal Court of Justice ruled that the failure of all computer systems at the check-in counters for several hours could be considered as an extraordinary circumstance as per Regulation (EC) 261/2004 to the effect that the passengers are not entitled to compensation in...

Luxembourg Brexit Bill for the Financial Sector

On 31 January 2019, the Luxembourg finance minister introduced a bill (n° 7401) on measures to be taken in relation to the financial sector in the event the United Kingdom (the "UK") leaves the European Union (the "EU") without reaching an agreement on the final terms of its withdrawal (the "Bill")....

The Luxembourg Register of Ultimate Beneficial Owners - Practical Guidelines

On 15 February 2019, a Grand Ducal Regulation on the registration requirements, administrative fees and access to information in the Luxembourg register of beneficial owners (the "REBECO Regulation") was adopted. The REBECO Regulation will enter into force on 1 March 2019