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Christoph Jirak

New ruling expands environmental organisations' rights in nature conservation procedures

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Higher Administrative Court issued an interesting ruling regarding the party status of environmental organisations (EOs).

Melissa Murray

Trade secret protection overview

Intellectual Property - United Arab Emirates
Bird & Bird LLP

As the United Arab Emirates is a signatory to the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, trade secrets are protected in several ways.

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.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Director disqualification: 12-year disqualification penalty imposed

Corporate & Commercial - 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.

Jennifer Fox

Snapshot: notification injunctions

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

A notification injunction is an alternative to the conventional freezing order that is available where there is concern that a respondent may deal with their assets so as to frustrate the enforcement of any future judgment.

Carlos P Martins

Court certifies two passenger class actions against WestJet

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently certified two class actions against WestJet.

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