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Tim Potts

Stick to the process: further reminder of how useful process agent clauses can be, especially following Brexit

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent case, a court explored whether a borrower had been validly served when the borrower had failed to comply with its contractual obligation to ensure that a process agent remained in place at all times.

Stephan Erbe

Time charters in inland river cruising and COVID-19: the situation under Swiss law

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

The river cruise industry is without doubt one of the sectors that has been hit hardest by COVID-19 measures.

David Berman

Conduct and culture update from FCA

Banking & Financial Services - United Kingdom
Latham & Watkins LLP

In 2019 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) hosted conduct roundtables with 18 wholesale banks termed the 'engine room'.

Andrew Osborne

Innovator visa: everything you need to know

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

This article outlines everything that applicants should know regarding the Innovator visa, including with regard to the purpose and length of stay, endorsing bodies, endorsement criteria and genuineness and other considerations.

Gordon Drakes

European Commission's VBER review – what does it mean for franchising?

Franchising - European Union
Fieldfisher LLP

The EU Vertical Block Exemption Regulation will expire on 31 May 2022 and the European Commission is reviewing its effectiveness to determine whether it should lapse, its duration should be prolonged or it requires revision to take account of market developments since 2010 (most notably with regard to online sales and online platforms).

Christine Daya

CFIUS encourages public to provide tips and referrals

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
DLA Piper

In addition to a substantial increase in funding and staff dedicated to monitoring and enforcement, the Department of the Treasury, which leads the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review process, has now developed a webpage encouraging members of the public to provide it with tips and referrals with respect to non-notified deals, violations of CFIUS mitigation measures and certain other matters that raise national security risk..

OnDemand

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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, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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