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Christian Werenberg

Smooth sailing? Jurisdiction agreements in yacht insurance contracts

Insurance - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A new ruling determines that prorogation of jurisdiction can be validly agreed in a yacht insurance contract, even where consumer interests are concerned and the contract requires that legal proceedings be brought in a court in the insurer's home country.

Monica Syrdal

Supreme Court rules in favour of Apple on trademark debranding

Intellectual Property - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Hjort

The Supreme Court recently handed down a decision in a case concerning screens for iPhones imported into Norway by a mobile repair shop operator.

Carole Cook

HMRC nudge letters

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The implementation of the Common Reporting Standard and other data exchange regimes means that Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is receiving substantial information about the global tax affairs of persons with connections to the United Kingdom, which will enable it to target those who may have failed to declare all of their tax liabilities accurately.

Stephen O'Grady

COVID-19: a shield against winding-up petitions?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was recently laid before Parliament.

Colin Leckey

Home and away – when working from home means working abroad

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

COVID-19 is causing many employees to ask if they can work from home for an extended period overseas (eg, because it is their home nation or because their family is based there).

Rosy Gibson

Privileged but admissible? When can without prejudice material be pleaded in statements of case?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent decision the High Court considered the scope of the existing exceptions to the without prejudice rule.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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