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Richard J Pearl

Illinois federal court dismisses ERISA claims against 401(k) fiduciaries

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) requires plan fiduciaries to act prudently and loyally when making decisions about a plan.

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.

Antonio Grieco

New law decree simplifies administrative procedures for shareholders

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Law Decree 76/2020 was recently enacted as part of Italy's strategy to simplify some of its bureaucratic procedures and, among other things, ease the requirements which apply to companies that wish to increase their share capital.

Magdalena Kotyrba

Intellectual property in clinical trials

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Clinical trial results may qualify for protection as IP rights and, as such, for commercialisation in the European Union.

Linda J Zirkelbach

DMCA 512 Report: key findings by US Copyright Office

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The US Copyright Office recently issued the long-awaited and first comprehensive government study on the 20-year-old Section 512 of the Copyright Act.

David Maria Marino

Fair and balanced insurance contracts – recent Supreme Court rulings

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

In two separate orders, the Supreme Court has reiterated certain principles that should be used as guidance for interpreting insurance clauses with a view to ensuring a fair balance between the insured's rights and the insurer's obligations.

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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