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Renaud Barbier-Emery

Court declines to dismiss claim against shipowner for death of shipyard worker following demolition sale

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Shipowners routinely give buyers in demolition sales complete freedom to deal with ships as they please following a sale, but do so at their peril.

Meaghan Kent

Fighting counterfeits at the border: Counterfeit Goods Seizure Act of 2019 would expand CBP enforcement to design patents

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The Counterfeit Goods Seizure Act of 2019, which a bipartisan group of senators introduced at the end of 2019, is a significant legislative effort to tackle the problem of imported counterfeit goods.

Antony Sassi

A COVID-19 update

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Since the general adjourned period (GAP) ended on 3 May 2020, when the courts resumed normal business in Hong Kong, reported cases of COVID-19 infection have approximately tripled.

Christopher Jones

Secured lending in Guernsey

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Guernsey entities continue to be popular in asset-holding structures and, accordingly, lenders are regularly asked to put in place financing arrangements involving Guernsey entities.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office publishes COVID-19 minimum income policy for family visa route applicants

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office recently updated its policy guidance to confirm a surprisingly limited concession to the usual minimum income requirements that most applicants for partner and child visas must meet.

Maria Lehtimäki

Fate of domestic routes post-COVID-19 hangs in balance

Aviation - Finland
Waselius & Wist

To reduce losses following the COVID-19 crisis, primary Finnish airline company Finnair has suspended many of its loss-making domestic flights to eastern and western Finland.

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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