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David Smyth

Litigation in the time of coronavirus (brief update)

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The 'general adjourned period' (GAP) during which the courts in Hong Kong have been closed, save for urgent and essential court business, has been extended to 13 April 2020.

Guy Castegnaro

COVID-19: information for employers

Employment & Immigration - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

This article provides information for employers with regard to the government's recommendations in the context of COVID-19.

Sara Andersson

Supreme Court clarifies that relevant contractual provisions can supersede Environmental Code

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

The Supreme Court recently clarified that Chapter 32 of the Environmental Code can be applied between contracting parties and that it is possible to derogate from those provisions and even exclude their application through contractual provisions.

Michael Lips

E-governance for building permits

Real Estate - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

In response to growing market needs, several cantons have introduced an electronic procedure for building permit requests.

Mary V Ward

COVID-19 company update

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The Bermuda Registrar of Companies and the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) recently issued information on the steps that they have taken to protect the public and ensure the continuity of business in Bermuda as it responds to the coronavirus.

Maya Ito

Cabinet approves Renewable Energy Act amendment bill

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Cabinet recently approved the Proposal to Amend the Electricity Business Act for the Purposes of Establishing a Resilient and Sustainable Electricity System.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom