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Andrew Osborne

UK immigration beyond lockdown

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

UK visa processing is slowly starting to resume, but it is not yet business as usual.

Manavendra Mishra

Foreign arbitral award allows exit based on put option? "No worries" says Bombay High Court

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The Bombay High Court recently passed an order in favour of the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award which had been rendered by an arbitral tribunal constituted under the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Arbitration Rules.

Peggy Sharon

Insurance class actions due to COVID-19 pandemic

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

Has the COVID-19 pandemic led to the filing of insurance class actions which are typical of such crises? This article discusses class actions relating to motor, business and apartment insurance based on the allegation that the insureds paid monies (eg, premiums) for a period during which they did not enjoy any or full consideration for these payments..

Altair Richards

Donations to the state: gone with the wind, but now back for three years?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

On the recommendation of the South African Health Products Authority, the minister of health recently issued Government Gazette 43346, which essentially exempts, under Section 36(1) of the Medicines and Related Substances Act, the free supply of medicines, medical devices and in vitro diagnostics to the state for three years.

Foo Joon Liang

Courts' discretion to hold virtual hearings

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

In a recent case, the plaintiff obtained a judgment in default of defence against multiple defendants during the enforcement of the Movement Control Order in Malaysia.

Stephen O'Grady

COVID-19: a shield against winding-up petitions?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was recently laid before Parliament.

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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