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Michael Lips

Proposed federal act on rent payments during COVID-19 lockdown

Real Estate - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

The Federal Council recently submitted to Parliament a preliminary draft federal act on rent payments during the COVID-19 lockdown and opened the consultation procedure with the cantons, political parties and interested organisations.

Will Austin-Vautier

Testing times for data privacy

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Jersey
Ogier

Data privacy has been high on the 2020 agenda.

Hans Hammarbäck

Group insurance in Sweden: general overview and implications of EU legislative acts

Insurance - Sweden
Mannheimer Swartling

Group insurance is common on the Swedish market as the simplified risk assessment and low-cost administration enables relatively inexpensive cover for a wide range of situations.

Emma West

High Court reaches decision on test for jurisdiction over co-defendants

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court recently clarified the rules applicable to defendants domiciled in states that are party to the EU Recast Brussels Regulation (1215/2012).

Francisco Venetucci

Use of open-loop scrubbers complies with Argentine regulations

Shipping & Transport - Argentina
Venetucci & Asociados

Argentina has not ratified Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships and there is no domestic legislation concerning the use of exhaust gas cleaning systems.

David Daura

Supreme Court dismisses cassation appeal against conviction of counterfeit adidas shoe importer

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In February 2020 the Supreme Court dismissed a cassation appeal against a judgment from the High Court of the Valencian Community confirming the first-instance judgment issued in 2019 by the Provincial Court of Valencia condemning the defendants for an 18-month prison sentence and for the payment of a fine, the transport and destruction costs, as well as the legal costs (including the private prosecutor's costs) for the import of counterfeit shoes for commercial purposes that infringed adidas's brands and designs..

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