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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.

Tan Meiyen

Recognition of bankruptcy orders: breach of natural justice

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

By a two-to-one majority, the Court of Appeal recently granted an appeal and set aside the High Court's recognition of Indonesian bankruptcy orders on the basis that there had been a breach of natural justice in their making.

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.

Steffen Maelicke

Yacht hull insurance: coverage if insured was unaware that yacht was unfit to sail

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In 2019 the Flensburg court considered damage to a sailing yacht which had occurred during a sailing regatta (ie, a series of boat races) in 2010.

Christopher Loh

Supreme Court rules that inter partes review time-bar determinations are not appealable

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The Supreme Court recently ruled by a seven-to-two majority that determinations by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of whether to apply the time bar of 35 US Code 315(b) to inter partes review proceedings are not appealable.

Ashok Kumar Mahadev Ranai

Construing conditional payment terms beyond pay-when-paid clauses under CIPAA

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

A contractor and claimant, Econpile, has had verdicts delivered by both the Court of Appeal and the High Court on, among other things, the issue of whether an adjudicator has the jurisdiction to decide on a payment claim when the contract has been terminated and whether the contractor is entitled to commence an adjudication proceeding under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 after the contract has been terminated..

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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