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Helen Ruelle

First COVID-19-related employment tribunal judgment

Employment & Immigration - Jersey
Ogier

A recent Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal judgment is believed to be the first employment decision relating to the restrictions imposed on businesses due to COVID-19.

Marie Berard

Supreme Court clarifies test of arbitrator impartiality and arbitrators' duty of disclosure

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The Supreme Court recently unanimously upheld a Court of Appeal decision to dismiss an application to remove an arbitrator on the grounds of apparent bias.

Alexander Vogel

Reducing share capital: current law and expected changes

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In June 2020 the legislature passed draft modifications of Swiss corporate law, which would amend, among other things, substantial parts of the Code of Obligations.

Jesper Windahl

Court finds that charter agreement was binding despite failure to perform conditional test of vessel

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently ruled that a charter agreement was binding on a charter even though a conditional test of the vessel was not performed.

Stephan Schmalzl

Eye-catching decision on advertising of consumer loans

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently had to decide whether ads for consumer loans which stated a monthly rate in the main text and a debit interest rate "from...

Catharine Bell

Family governance – enforceability and sustainability in private wealth structures

Private Client & Offshore Services - International
Forsters LLP

Any legal structure incorporating family governance principles will be a hybrid of elements from corporate governance but with flexibility that is not possible in a truly commercial context; rigid structures and families rarely go together.

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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