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Stephen McNaught

An uphill struggle? Drop-in planning permissions and incompatibility following Hillside case

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

A recent Court of Appeal case is the latest in a series of recent planning law cases to be decided against the developer.

Dave Sherwin

Termination of Cayman vehicles – advance planning to minimise 2021 fees

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

​Cayman Islands vehicles which are considering termination may wish to initiate the process now to minimise or eliminate 2021 annual fees.

Richard Schmidt

Can judges control excessive terms in lease agreements?

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

Can parties stipulate in a commercial lease that a user charge amounting to three times the monthly rent will apply if the lessee fails to vacate the leased premises? Further, can a judge qualify such an excessive fee as a penalty which the court can reduce? This article analyses a recent Supreme Court decision in order to address these questions..

Lee Nair

Lockdowns and remote working – to what extent can employees be monitored?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

With reports of businesses increasingly taking steps to monitor staff who are working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a key question that has emerged is whether employers can actively monitor those who are working remotely and, if so, how intrusive can that monitoring be? This article discusses the legal considerations and how employers can strike an appropriate and fair balance between work and home life..

Samuel Yang

Six government agencies call for recommendation of national green data centres in 2020

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

In August 2020 the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and five other government agencies issued the Circular on Organising and Implementing the Recommendation of National Green Data Centres.

Abigail Smith

Few significant changes made in final PMPRB guidelines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board recently published the final version of its guidelines which operationalise the amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations scheduled to come into force on 1 January 2021.

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, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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