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Colin Leckey

Home and away – when working from home means working abroad

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

COVID-19 is causing many employees to ask if they can work from home for an extended period overseas (eg, because it is their home nation or because their family is based there).

Will Pearce

Regulatory scrutiny of M&A transactions: United Kingdom extends power to intervene in foreign takeovers

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

The government recently announced amendments to the merger control regime which extend its discretionary powers to intervene on national security or public interest grounds.

Victor Onyegbado

Judicial saga of crew wage claims

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

In a recent ruling concerning a claim for crew wages, the National Industrial Court held that Section 254C(1)(a) of the Constitution clearly vests the court with the exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine civil causes and matters relating to or connected with labour, employment, trade unions or industrial relations and matters arising from the workplace.

Jonathan Hughes

COVID-19: government financial support for businesses

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

This article outlines the financial support available to businesses in Jersey that have been adversely affected by measures introduced to manage the spread of COVID-19.

Frank Spoorenberg

First annulment of investment arbitration award by Supreme Court

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court – for the first time – partially annulled an arbitral award issued in an investment arbitration.

Bram Woltering

Use of customs information in relation to parallel imports

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

The Hague District Court recently had to answer the question of whether information acquired during a customs seizure under the EU Anti-piracy Regulation may be used for an unauthorised parallel import claim.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan