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Marie Berard

High Court rejects challenge to enforcement where defences were already raised before foreign court

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently dismissed a challenge to a previous decision to grant permission to enforce a Stockholm Chamber of Commerce award on the basis that contrary to the defendant's contention, there was a valid arbitration agreement between the parties and the defendant's arguments as to procedural irregularity had previously been raised in Swedish court proceedings, thereby giving rise to an issue estoppel..

Michael Paul Agius

Abandonment of employment and maternity leave

Employment & Immigration - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

The Court of Magistrates recently decided a case wherein an employer claimed that a former employee had abandoned work within six months of returning from statutory maternity leave and, as such, claimed back all of the wage payments that it had made to her during that time pursuant to Maltese law.

Markus Dörig

Are the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic insured? Ombudsman commissions legal expert's opinion

Insurance - Switzerland
Badertscher Attorneys at Law

After spreading from Wuhan to Switzerland in less than three months, the COVID-19 crisis is creating major challenges for Swiss insurers, particularly with regard to whether insurance coverage for the effects of an epidemic also apply to a pandemic.

Michelle A Kisloff

Cyber investigations and privilege: court finds that forensic report is not covered by work product doctrine

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia recently ordered Capital One to produce a forensic investigation report in multi-district litigation arising out of a cyber incident that Capital One had announced in July 2019.

Simon Davies

Company administration regime

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

The Companies Law provides for companies, protected cell companies, incorporated cell companies and cells thereof to be placed into administration and for an administrator to be appointed to manage their affairs while the administration order remains in force.

Monica Syrdal

Supreme Court rules in favour of Apple on trademark debranding

Intellectual Property - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Hjort

The Supreme Court recently handed down a decision in a case concerning screens for iPhones imported into Norway by a mobile repair shop operator.

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