The Norwegian Copyright Act, 2018, came into force on Sunday 1 July 2018. The new Act is designed to be more technologically neutral than the old Copyright Act from 1961, and the many amendments to the former Act have been restructured to make the new act more accessible to the public. There will be an overview below on the most important legislative amendments.
For a long time, the legal position for combined carriage of goods by road has been more or less unclear. The Danish Transport, Building and Housing Authority has however recently issued an executive order implementing the rules of the so-called 'Combi Directive' (EU Directive 92/106). The executive order will come into force on July 1, 2018. In addition to implementing the directive, the executive order contains some 'new' rules that will clarify to what extent it is possible for foreign carriers to perform combined transport to and from Denmark.
Construction also includes lawyers in safety shoes
We are strengthening our advisory team in real estate and construction law by expanding the team with a new partner and a lawyer. The team includes some of the industry's best legal advisors who offer advice based on solid, wide-ranging experience and who will also put on safety shoes to offer customized and qualified solutions.
NJORD Law Firm’s Shipping and Transport Department provides weekly news briefs on developments and current topics in Danish maritime and transport law via our firm’s LinkedIn profile. In our quarterly updates, we take a closer look at a selection of those news briefs to provide useful insight into the most important current legal trends in the Danish maritime and transport industry.
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The Danish Medicines Agency is granting authorisations for cultivating, manufacturing, and distributing medical cannabis as the four-year medicinal cannabis pilot programme was established on 1 January 2018.
The Finnish taxi industry has undergone sweeping changes. Deregulation and the introduction of a competitive market – probably mark the biggest changes the Finnish taxi industry has ever experienced as the new Finnish Transport Services Act came into force on 1 July 2018.
Earlier this year, the Danish Supreme Court ruled that there was jurisdiction in Denmark in a case against a Danish and a Dutch party, because the claims against the two parties were closely linked. The decision is of significant importance for disputes involving several parties Danish and foreign parties – both in relation to transportation cases and in general.