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Miryam Lassalle

Distance insurance contracts: points to consider during pre-contractual phase

Insurance - International
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg S.à r.l.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the usefulness of new communication techniques and provided greater legitimacy to digitalisation projects in the broader context of adapting to new consumer expectations.

Timothy Hoffmann

Assets may be sold in bankruptcy free and clear of successor liability

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

The ability of a bankruptcy trustee or Chapter 11 debtor-in-possession to sell assets of the bankruptcy estate free and clear of any interest in the property asserted by a non-debtor is an important tool designed to maximise the value of the estate for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Adalia Chan

'Stale claims' on the way out?

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In a recent case, the High Court allowed the defendants' applications to dismiss the plaintiff's two actions on the ground of abuse of process – in particular, given that no procedural step had been taken by the parties since 1 April 2009, just before the civil procedure reforms came into effect in Hong Kong.

Dieter Hauck

COVID-19 crisis: shutdown mergers expected

Competition & Antitrust - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

In the wake of the global economic crises triggered by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the Austrian Federal Competition Authority (AFCA) expects an increased number of company takeovers in the coming months; however, the number of mergers in 2020 to date has been lower than in previous years.

Arthur Shay

Bill to establish Ministry of Digital Development in preparation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

A new bill to establish the Ministry of Digital Development is being prepared by Cabinet and will be proposed to the Legislative Yuan in September 2020 for review.

Teresa Polino

CBP extends transition period for companies to comply with new Hong Kong marking requirements

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

US Customs and Border Protection recently issued new guidance providing an additional 45-day transition period for compliance with new marking requirements for goods produced in Hong Kong that are imported into the United States.

OnDemand

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan