International Law Office

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Thomas Tobin

Final phase of NTSB investigations

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigates aviation, railroad, highway, marine and pipeline accidents to determine their probable cause and issues safety recommendations to reduce the risk of future accidents.

Phillipe De Wulf

New National Labour Council collective labour agreement sets framework for COVID-19 teleworking

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

Traditionally, Belgian labour law has distinguished between two forms of telework: structural and occasional telework.

Marianna Furtado de Mendonça

Growing e-commerce market entails increased brand protection measures

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

According to the latest Webshoppers report, Brazilian e-commerce grew by 47% in the first half of 2020, the highest recorded increase in the past 20 years.

Elena Riga

Widow's pension: unequal treatment and discrimination on grounds of gender

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Administrative Court recently ruled in a case concerning the differentiation in treatment, by law, between women and men of deceased spouses.

Léonard Stoyanov

Risk profile, implied acknowledgment of transactions and how to set about starting litigation

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Federal Tribunal recently rendered a decision in a dispute between a bank and its client, a company, with regard to a (discretionary) wealth management contract.

Brad B Erens

New appellate court ruling on priority of straddle-year taxes in bankruptcy

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

A basic tenet of bankruptcy law, premised on the legal separateness of a debtor prior to filing for bankruptcy and the estate created on a bankruptcy filing, is that prepetition debts are generally treated differently to debts incurred by the estate, which are generally treated as priority administrative expenses.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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