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Kennedys continues Legal 500 success with 2023 EMEA rankings
The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 has once again recognised Kennedys as a leading firm across the region.
Personal Injury Brief: latest decisions - March 2023
A roundup of recent court decisions raising issues relating to recovering contributions from Part 20 defendants, Part 36 split liability offers, how to approach the valuation of low value motor claims involving whiplash and non-whiplash injuries, and the test for an ‘unusual and unexpected’ event within the Montreal Convention.
Who’s Who Legal recognises 15 Kennedys lawyers as Global Leaders in Transport 2023 guide
In the latest edition of Who’s Who Legal’s annual global Transport guide, 15 Kennedys lawyers have been recommended as ‘Global Leaders’ for Aviation Contentious, Aviation Finance, Aviation Regulatory and Shipping across 6 countries (Belgium, France, Peru, Singapore, UK, and the US).
Case review 2023-01-19
Clarity provided on test for "unusual and unexpected" event under Montreal Convention
High Court of England and Wales provides clarification on the test to be applied in determining whether an event resulting in bodily injury during carriage by air amounts to an accident within the meaning of the Montreal Convention 1999.
Autonomous vehicles update
The way in which people and goods travel is changing rapidly. As a new era of transport continues to unfold, Kennedys is here to keep you up to date on the latest developments and what they mean for you and your business.
Guidelines on key compliance requirements for the Personal Data Protection Act in Thailand
After several years of delays the Personal Data Protection Act B.E. 2562 (2019) ("PDPA") came into force in Thailand on 1 June 2022. Since then, on 20 June 2022, subordinate legislation (the "Notifications") under the PDPA was issued by the Personal Data Protection Committee ("PDPC") and published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette.
These Notifications are intended to set out the various criteria and rules, as well as much needed guidance and clarification, of some key requirements under the PDPA.
2022 marine, aviation and logistics forecast: trends and future risks
In this report, Kennedys experts explore key legal and regulatory developments, and provide an overview of the business critical topics which marine and aviation insurers should consider as they plan for operational resilience in 2022.
Case review 2021-08-05
Can a “hard” landing, within an aircraft’s normal operating parameters, constitute an accident under the Montreal Convention?
A Court of Justice of the European Union decision issued on 12 May 2021 concerned a claim brought by a passenger alleging she sustained a spinal disc injury following an allegedly “hard” landing of an Alternrhein Lufttfarht GnbH flight from Vienna, Austria to St Gallen/Altenrhein airport, Switzerland.
UK Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Act 2021: update for drone users and insurers
The Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill was introduced on 31 December 2020 and, having enjoyed swift progress through parliament, received Royal Assent and became an Act of Parliament on 29 April.
Birdseye view of drones – Part 2: The small print, the key issues
Further to our earlier article on the impact of drones on the real estate sector, we consider the red tape surrounded by the use of drones and the wider implications on operators and pilots.