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Síobhra Rush

Vaccination for COVID-19 – can employers require their employees to be vaccinated?

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

With a vaccination against COVID-19 in sight, many employers in Ireland will understandably be eager to have their employees vaccinated in hope of their workplace returning to some form of normality.

Ajay Bhargava

Conundrum of accord and satisfaction when appointing arbitral tribunals

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

There are several ways in which parties can discharge their contractual obligations – for example, the doctrine of accord and satisfaction.

Bernd Rajal

Network reserve to become part of congestion management system

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

With an amendment to the Electricity Industry and Organisation Act passed by Parliament, the network reserve will become part of Austria's congestion management system.

Aditya Mehta

Supreme Court clarifies law on maintenance

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Recognising the need for uniformity, consistency, procedural fairness and timeliness in the disposal of maintenance applications, the Supreme Court recently issued guidelines on the payment of maintenance in matrimonial disputes.

Camila Mendes Vianna

STJ confirms five-year limitation period for collection of demurrage of containers in maritime transport

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In October 2020 the Second Panel of the Superior Court of Justice issued a unanimous decision, on repetitive appeal, establishing that a claim to collect amounts relating to expenses for demurrage previously established in a maritime transport contract (unimodal) is limited to five years by the statute of limitations.

Patrick M Roszell

Cloud computing: overview of IP issues

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Cloud computing has increasingly become a dominant model for computer and IT service, with the majority of businesses worldwide using computing resources and storing data in the Cloud.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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