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Vasudha Luniya

Analysing the concept of force majeure, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

In 2020 the central government issued an office memorandum which stated that the hindrances that have occurred within supply chains due to COVID-19 should fall within the purview of natural calamity and thus force majeure clauses may be invoked in situations where deemed appropriate.

Lucy Baughan

When can deliberate concealment postpone limitation periods?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently explored the meaning of 'deliberate concealment' and held that there need not be active steps of concealment for the start of a limitation period to be delayed under Section 32(1)(b) of the Limitation Act.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Director disqualification: 12-year disqualification penalty imposed

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

When considering the penalties imposed on directors of Guernsey companies for misconduct or breaches of the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008, arguably the most serious penalty which can be imposed is a disqualification order.

Dave Sherwin

Economic substance requirements: overview

Corporate Tax - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The International Tax Cooperation (Economic Substance) Act reflected the Cayman Islands' commitment to its obligations as a member of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's global Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Inclusive Framework and corresponding EU requirements for no or nominal tax jurisdictions.

Phillipe De Wulf

New monthly online COVID-19 telework registration obligation for employers from April 2021

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

As many employers either have not been or have been insufficiently respecting compulsory teleworking, the government has enhanced the monitoring of compulsory teleworking by introducing a new online registration obligation for employers.

Thomas Boone

Bank account pledges should be used with caution

Banking & Financial Services - France
Odi-se Avocats

Bank account pledges are often part of the security package in secured lending.

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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