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Helen Ruelle

First COVID-19-related employment tribunal judgment

Employment & Immigration - Jersey
Ogier

A recent Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal judgment is believed to be the first employment decision relating to the restrictions imposed on businesses due to COVID-19.

Carissa How

Section 368 of Companies Act: apex court rules ex parte application for restraining proceedings is valid

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

A recent Federal Court decision regarding applications made by a company or its creditors under Section 368 of the Companies Act 2016 to restrain proceedings against the company under a proposed scheme of arrangement appears to be a welcomed decision.

Christian Holzer

EIAs: grubbing ups and path clearances for overhead electrical power lines to be treated differently

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

When it comes to clearing a path in a forest to construct and operate an overhead electrical power line, electricity grid operators face various legal issues.

Jae-sang Lim

KIPO measures to prevent online counterfeits

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

According to a Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) press release, the number of reports concerning online counterfeits has increased by 204.4% year-on-year following the increase in online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mathew Newman

Not just a rubber stamp: principles for liquidators to get decisions blessed by Royal Court

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently brought an end to an important chapter in a long-running dispute regarding control of the exploration and exploitation of the oil and gas reserves of Georgia.

Michael Paul Agius

Maritime Labour Convention amendments incorporated into Maltese law

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Malta recently implemented the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 into domestic law.

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