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Marc Kish

Snapshot: determining whether a petition debt is disputed on substantial grounds

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

It is trite law that where a petition debt is disputed in good faith and on substantial grounds, the Grant Court's ordinary practice is to dismiss or strike out the winding-up petition.

Rikke Falk Dambo

Legislative programme for 2020/2021 parliamentary year: impact on employment law

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has published the legislative programme for the 2020/2021 parliamentary year, which includes bills relating to, among other things, maternity leave and sickness benefits, the reporting of occupational accidents, the state retirement age, compensation in regard to workplace violence and protection against discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people..

Geoffrey Conlin

Welcome changes to large-risks sector

Insurance - Brazil
CAL - Costa, Albino & Lasalvia Advogados

In a welcome move to distinguish large risks from 'seguros massificados' (ie, mass insurance), the Superintendence of Private Insurance has proposed changes to the regulation of large risks through the issuance of the Draft Resolution for Public Consultation 18/2020.

Gan Khong Aik

Competing claims in curial and arbitral proceedings: recent anti-arbitration injunction developments

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

Are the Malaysian courts adopting a minimalist judicial intervention approach when considering anti-arbitration injunctions? This article discusses a recent Federal Court decision which dealt with the issue of competing claims in curial and arbitral proceedings where not all parties were before both forums, and two recent high court decisions that made reference to the Federal Court decision..

Y Artemis Lai

CIPO's new guidelines on patentable subject matter explained

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) recently released new guidelines on patentable subject matter and examples applying the new guidelines to computer-implemented inventions, medical diagnostic methods and medical uses.

Eduardo Nogueira Pinto

Exceptional rules for products to prevent spread of COVID-19

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Portugal
PLMJ - Sociedade de Advogados

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has led to a significant increase in demand for medical devices (MDs) and personal protective equipment (PPE), masks for social use (textile articles) and other products destined to prevent the spread of the disease.

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