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Jennifer Fox

Snapshot: bringing claims against Cayman entities subject to insolvency processes

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

To ensure the orderly and collective resolution of a company's affairs, the Companies Law imposes a moratorium on commencing or proceeding with any suit, action or other proceedings against the company once liquidators are appointed by the court (including on a provisional basis).

Niamh Crotty

Proposed new rights to sick pay and parental leave pay

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The Labour Party has proposed the Sick Leave and Parental Leave (COVID-19) Bill 2020 which, if passed, would give employees in Ireland the legal right to paid sick leave for the first time.

Alexander Vida

Likelihood of confusion decision draws on ECJ case law

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) and the Metropolitan Tribunal recently rejected a word mark application based on European Court of Justice (ECJ) case law.

Jürg Schneider

Revised Data Protection Act approved

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Parliament recently approved the final draft of the revised Data Protection Act, which is expected to enter into force in 2022.

Kirtan Prasad

Fishing expedition or genuine application? Norwich Pharmacal relief when wrongdoing is still unknown

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court of England and Wales has recently taken a flexible approach to the conditions which a victim of wrongdoing must satisfy in order to obtain information from third parties potentially mixed up in that wrongdoing.

Jennifer L Key

Best description of Order 2222?

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

The glowing reviews and legal and trade press headlines would have one believe that distributed energy resource (DER) aggregation under Order 2222 will soon transform the electric industry, as DERs that are too small to participate directly in regional transmission organisation or independent system operator markets will flock to third-party DER aggregators which will sell wholesale services to organised markets.

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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