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Frank Spoorenberg

Article 6(1) of ECHR is not separate ground to challenge arbitral awards

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court dismissed a challenge against an arbitral award issued by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on preliminary objections.

Evripidis Michaelides

Does Cyprus law allow wills to be signed electronically?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

The outbreak of COVID-19 and continuation of social distancing measures have brought to light a variety of issues concerning the signing and execution of wills.

Charles Allen

Court continues injunction against unidentified 'doxxers'

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently ordered the continuation of various injunction orders restraining unnamed defendants from engaging in 'doxxing' directed at judges and judicial officers in Hong Kong, together with their spouses and immediate family members.

Arthur Shay

Government subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment available from 2021

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission recently announced that the government will allocate NT$26.65 billion from 2021 to 2025 to subsidise the 5G network deployment of five telecoms operators under the premium bid prize collected from the 5G spectrum auction in January 2020.

Geoffrey Conlin

Welcome changes to large-risks sector

Insurance - Brazil
CAL - Costa, Albino & Lasalvia Advogados

In a welcome move to distinguish large risks from 'seguros massificados' (ie, mass insurance), the Superintendence of Private Insurance has proposed changes to the regulation of large risks through the issuance of the Draft Resolution for Public Consultation 18/2020.

Eduardo Nogueira Pinto

Exceptional rules for products to prevent spread of COVID-19

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Portugal
PLMJ - Sociedade de Advogados

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has led to a significant increase in demand for medical devices (MDs) and personal protective equipment (PPE), masks for social use (textile articles) and other products destined to prevent the spread of the disease.

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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