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FAA suffers drone registration defeat

News – 25 May 2017

A US appeals court has reversed a Federal Aviation Administration rule that requires recreational drone users to register ownership of model aircraft, in a decision that could jeopardise wider airspace safety if not addressed by new legislation, lawyers say.

UK air cargo judge sets roadmap for DG Comp decision disclosure

News – 25 May 2017

Mrs Justice Vivien Rose has agreed to ask the European Commission to disclose a provisional non-confidential version of its re-adopted air cargo cartel decision.

Gide poaches from DLA Piper in Paris

News – 25 May 2017

Aviation law specialist Jonathan Rubinstein has joined Gide Loyrette Nouel as of counsel, after leaving DLA Piper.

Jenner & Block expands ambitious aviation practice

News – 25 May 2017

Jenner & Block has picked up three more aviation lawyers from Crowell & Moring, who join former partner and aviation group co-chair Marc Warren in Washington, DC, as special counsel.

A Q&A with Berend Crans at Norton Rose Fulbright

Features – 25 May 2017

Aviation finance specialist Berend Crans joined Norton Rose Fulbright in April, calling time on a 40-year stint at Dutch firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. Following the move, he spoke to GTDT Aviation Law News about his career, new opportunities available for aviation finance specialists, and the migration of aviation lawyers from national firms to their international rivals.

The Round-up (25 May)

The Round-up – 25 May 2017

News in brief from across the globe... This week, the White House threw its weight behind plans to privatise US air traffic control. Elsewhere, Alitalia looks unlikely to find a buyer after Ryanair followed easyJet and several other airlines in confirming it had no interest in Italy’s national flag carrier.  

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