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Patricia Barboza

Is COVID-19 a labour-related disease?

Employment & Immigration - Brazil
CGM Advogados

Article 29 of Provisional Measure 927, enacted on 22 March 2020, states that infection with COVID-19 is not considered a labour-related disease unless a relationship between the disease and the employee's job or occupation can be evidenced.

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.

Luca Daffra

Supreme Court finds that formatting an electronic device after copying data constitutes embezzlement

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

A recent Supreme Court decision found that an employee who copies computer data stored on a company laptop entrusted to them for work purposes and subsequently returns the computer with said data deleted and the hard drive formatted is guilty of embezzlement pursuant to Article 646 of the Criminal Code..

Patrick McGauley

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

Capital Markets - International
International Law Office

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

Ella Boardman

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

Construction - International
International Law Office

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

Jonathan Hughes

COVID-19: implications for planning appeals

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Law Society of Jersey issued guidance regarding the courts' COVID-19 contingency plans, noting that planning appeal hearings have been suspended due to independent inspectors being unable to travel to the island.

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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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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