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Adam Bell

COVID-19 Weekly Report (25-31 May 2020)

Competition & Antitrust - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Marie Berard

Court of Appeal clarifies principles for determining law of arbitration agreement

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal granted an anti-suit injunction restraining the defendants from pursuing Russian court proceedings in breach of a London arbitration clause.

Kharin Sears

Has COVID-19 affected real estate transactions?

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

Restrictions on both domestic and international travel, lockdowns and curfews have been imposed in The Bahamas to restrict movement in an attempt to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Rachel Welford

DOT issues new guidance regarding airlines' obligation to provide passenger refunds

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

Passengers who no longer wish to travel due to COVID-19 concerns or who have had their flights cancelled are demanding refunds from airlines.

Joanne van Harmelen

How does EPO opinion on patentability of plants and animals affect South Africa?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

The European Patent Office Enlarged Board of Appeal may have ended the debate on the patentability of plants and animals which are exclusively obtained by essentially biological processes by ruling that these are not patentable.

Amy Patterson

Significant insolvency reform for United Kingdom: Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The much-anticipated Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was published on 20 May 2020.

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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