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Markus Dörig

Are the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic insured? Ombudsman commissions legal expert's opinion

Insurance - Switzerland
Badertscher Attorneys at Law

After spreading from Wuhan to Switzerland in less than three months, the COVID-19 crisis is creating major challenges for Swiss insurers, particularly with regard to whether insurance coverage for the effects of an epidemic also apply to a pandemic.

Jonathan Hughes

COVID-19: government financial support for businesses

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

This article outlines the financial support available to businesses in Jersey that have been adversely affected by measures introduced to manage the spread of COVID-19.

Charles M Oellermann

Use of cash collateral to pay prepetition debt not prohibited by Jevic

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

The ability of a bankruptcy trustee or a Chapter 11 debtor in possession to use cash collateral during the course of a bankruptcy case may be vital to the debtor's prospects for a successful reorganisation.

Daniel Hemming

Waiving goodbye to privilege – reliance is key

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In what circumstances will a party waive privilege over legal advice by referring to it in evidence? Reference to the fact of the advice may not be sufficient but reliance on that advice is likely to be.

Manavendra Mishra

Foreign arbitral award allows exit based on put option? "No worries" says Bombay High Court

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The Bombay High Court recently passed an order in favour of the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award which had been rendered by an arbitral tribunal constituted under the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Arbitration Rules.

Peter S Spivack

DOJ updates roadmap to effective compliance programmes

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has updated its guidance on the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programmes, providing increased clarity on some of the key questions that prosecutors ask in assessing the adequacy of corporate compliance programmes when making charging, sentencing and plea and settlement decisions.

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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