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Christopher Jones

COVID-19 restructuring and corporate recovery measures

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

Many of the key emergency legislative measures put in place to combat the effects of COVID-19 have been aimed at protecting the local economy, with the focus on the prevention of insolvency rather than insolvency itself.

John Pearson

Court ruling shows importance of standard representations and warranties in aircraft leases

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

A recent High Court case demonstrates the utility and importance of including standard representations and warranties regarding power, authority and validity in aircraft leases, including as an estoppel against a defendant's claim that a lease is void and unenforceable as a result of alleged breaches of foreign public procurement legislation and lack of authority.

Guy Castegnaro

COVID-19: new support for self-employed workers

Employment & Immigration - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

A new Grand Ducal Regulation has introduced a certified emergency allowance for self-employed workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rishabh Shroff

Court reconfirms that legal heirs are preferred over nominees

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

The issue of legatees versus nominees is still causing confusion among the public despite numerous judicial decisions which clearly confirm that legal heirs inherit assets over nominees.

Geraldine Elliott

Commission omission? High Court balances text and context in contractual interpretation

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

English law's flexible, rational, yet stable approach to contractual interpretation has been demonstrated again in a recent decision concerning commission payments.

Luca Daffra

Supreme Court finds that formatting an electronic device after copying data constitutes embezzlement

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

A recent Supreme Court decision found that an employee who copies computer data stored on a company laptop entrusted to them for work purposes and subsequently returns the computer with said data deleted and the hard drive formatted is guilty of embezzlement pursuant to Article 646 of the Criminal Code..

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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