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Emily Gilmore

COVID-19 Weekly Report (18-24 May 2020)

Real Estate - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Ajay Bhargava

Supreme Court refuses foreign award enforcement – return of public policy challenge

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The Supreme Court recently refused enforcement of a foreign award on the basis that it was contrary to the fundamental public policy of India.

Andrew Osborne

Pandemic right to work checks procedures

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Under the Home Office's current guidance for right to work (RTW) checks, it is possible to conduct a fully compliant initial or follow-up RTW check without seeing an individual face to face.

John Pearson

Court ruling shows importance of standard representations and warranties in aircraft leases

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

A recent High Court case demonstrates the utility and importance of including standard representations and warranties regarding power, authority and validity in aircraft leases, including as an estoppel against a defendant's claim that a lease is void and unenforceable as a result of alleged breaches of foreign public procurement legislation and lack of authority.

Marina Vassiliou

First-instance courts must evaluate testimony adduced during hearings

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

In a recent appeal, the Supreme Court ruled that the first-instance court could not ignore testimony adduced during a hearing without having evaluated it.

Marcel Meinhardt

Secretariat of ComCo advises on obligation to notify concentration

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

Under Swiss law, a proposed concentration triggers a mandatory pre-merger notification if one of the undertakings concerned has been held to be dominant, irrespective of the statutory turnover thresholds.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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