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Emma Pinkerton

COVID-19 and business interruption insurance: implications for landlords and tenants

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Supreme Court's judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority's test case on non-damage business interruption cover for losses arising from the COVID-19 pandemic has wide-ranging implications.

Christian Werenberg

Does the EU directive regarding 'large risks' include vessels bought for private use?

Insurance - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

In two previous verdicts a district court found that prorogation of jurisdiction can be validly agreed in a yacht insurance contract, even where consumer interests are concerned and the contract requires that legal proceedings be brought in a court in the insurer's home country.

Simon Hart

Does an expert owe a fiduciary duty to its client?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

For the first time the Court of Appeal has considered the duties of an expert concurrently engaged in two potentially conflicting disputes.

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.

Pelin Baysal

New Constitutional Court ruling on employers' inspection of employees' corporate emails

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Constitutional Court has once again considered the rights of personal data protection and the freedom of communication in an employment context following an employer's inspection of an employee's corporate email account and the termination of the employee based on the outcome of such inspection.

Cathy Ting

Use of geographic name as trademark may constitute passing off

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

A brand owner filed an invalidation action against the trademark 約克夏茶YORK SHIRETEA and a device mark in respect of services in Class 42 for a violation of the Trademark Act.

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