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Werner Jahnel

Preventive approach to incapacity issues

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed issues of life and death at the forefront of people's minds, with many people requiring intensive medical care which may deprive them of their capacity of judgement and require others to take decisions for them.

John Lane

Corporate risk when officers or employees have criminal convictions

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Companies in Japan that operate in sectors which require permits or licences (eg, the aviation, banking, pharmaceutical, construction, outsourcing and waste disposal sectors) risk having their licences revoked if their officers or certain employees receive a criminal conviction.

Núria Ribera

Appeal court confirms revocation of Spanish SPC for Truvada

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Barcelona Court of Appeal recently issued a judgment confirming the invalidity of Gilead's supplementary protection certificate (SPC) for the combination of tenofovir disoproxil + emtricitabine, thus upholding a first-instance decision favourable to generic competitors Teva and Mylan.

Jonathan Hughes

COVID-19: implications for planning appeals

Real Estate - 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.

Lee Xin Div

Whole arbitration award or just dispositive portion: what should be registered with the courts?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

After succeeding in arbitration, the respondents in a recent case filed an originating summons pursuant to the Arbitration Act in a high court to enforce and recognise the entire award as a high court judgment.

Jürg Schneider

Latest MELANI report – most important cyber incidents in second half of 2019

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance recently published its latest semi-annual report regarding the most important cyber incidents and cyber risks of the second half of 2019 in Switzerland and abroad.

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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