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Latest updates

Lucy Lewis

Going back to the office – latest guidance

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has published new COVID-19-secure guidance for office settings which includes updated guidance on who should go to work.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Director disqualification: 12-year disqualification penalty imposed

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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.

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).

Huimin Qin

Supreme People's Court promulgates opinions on copyright

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Soon after the recent adoption of the third amendment to the Copyright Law, the Supreme People's Court promulgated the Opinions on Strengthening the Protection of Copyright and Copyright-Related Rights.

Chris Grieveson

Shipping disputes: jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments post-Brexit

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Due to the inherent multi-jurisdictional nature of shipping disputes, the reciprocal recognition and enforcement of judgments can be crucial.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

PIB 2020 and ministerial consent for assignments, novations and changes of control

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

One of the unstated objectives of the Petroleum Industry Bill 2020 is to clarify the law and practice of ministerial consent for assignments of interest in upstream oil and gas licences and leases.

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