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Martin Magal

Way forward for corporate arbitration

Arbitration & ADR - Slovakia
Allen & Overy LLP

The arbitration court of the Slovak Bar Association (SBA) recently adopted new corporate dispute resolution rules.

John Lane

Corporate risk when officers or employees have criminal convictions

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Companies in Japan that operate in sectors which require permits or licences (eg, the aviation, banking, pharmaceutical, construction, outsourcing and waste disposal sectors) risk having their licences revoked if their officers or certain employees receive a criminal conviction.

Ramonne Gardiner

What impact could COVID-19 have on leases?

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The government recently announced an ambitious rental assistance programme to assist tenants who have been economically affected by COVID-19 and are unable to satisfy their contractual obligation to pay rent.

Zeina Obeid

COVID-19: impact on contractual obligations

Corporate & Commercial - Lebanon
Obeid Law Firm

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of using force majeure to repudiate the performance of burdensome contractual obligations that were undertaken before the pandemic.

Urszula Wojtyra

First decision under amended PMNOC Regulations: Federal Court finds Amgen's filgrastim patent obvious

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court recently issued the first decision under the amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.

Kathryn Denyer

Government's immigration stance on frontline workers proves controversial

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office recently published an expanded list of COVID-19 frontline workers' occupations entitling them and their family members to a free and automatic one-year extension of leave.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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