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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.

James Heinicke

COVID-19 restructuring and corporate recovery measures

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The government recently held a virtual meeting with the heads and delegates of financial services industry associations in Cayman to allow it to engage with them directly on various COVID-19-related business continuity plans relating to the financial services industry.

Marwa M Hassoun

Team Telecom emerges from shadows and FCC cracks down on Chinese telecoms companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

A new executive order has formalised Team Telecom, a previously ad hoc committee which for many years has reviewed applications for Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorisations involving non-US parties, typically for US-international telecoms service or submarine cable landings.

Srdjana Petronijević

COVID-19: CCA remains fully operational

Competition & Antitrust - Croatia
Schoenherr

The government recently announced a phased plan to lift restrictions that were imposed in Croatia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

James Heinicke

Use of digital contracts and electronic signatures

Corporate & Commercial - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and with many people now working remotely, companies are increasingly considering the use of digital contracts and electronic signatures.

Rob Jardine-Brown

Notification is key: prevention principle, delay and extensions of time under shipbuilding contracts

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

A recent High Court decision provides an in-depth analysis of how, if at all, the prevention principle applies to shipbuilding contracts and the importance of good contract management to notify and seek extensions for events of delay.

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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