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Mark Douglas

Flip clause payments to Lehman Brothers noteholders after termination of swap agreement safe harboured in bankruptcy

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

Safe harbours in the Bankruptcy Code designed to insulate non-debtor parties to financial contracts from the consequences that normally ensue when a counterparty files for bankruptcy have been the focus of a considerable amount of scrutiny as part of evolving developments in the pandemic-driven downturn.

Héctor Elias Chagoya

Evolution and current status of e-filing for patent applications

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

The COVID-19 pandemic has evidenced the need for an efficient and safe system for the electronic prosecution of patent applications and has forced the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property to make such a system available for applications originally filed in paper format.

Pedro Cortés

Proposed new law on h­­otel establishments' activities

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Macau's tourism and entertainment industry has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Peggy Sharon

Lack of safety measures does not repudiate coverage as long as insurer has collected premium

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

A recent case dealt with the question of whether an insured is entitled to insurance benefits for the loss of their car by theft when it lacked the security measures required by the insurer.

Sunny Mann

Further updates to UK sanctions against Belarus

International Trade - United Kingdom
Baker McKenzie

The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation has further expanded the reach of sanctions in respect of Belarus to cover an additional 40 individuals.

Sandhya Saravanan

Has Top Gun's Maverick lost his appeal? Pilot training enrolments decline amid COVID-19 pandemic

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The domino effect of airlines' massive lay-offs of pilots is a decrease in pilot training applications in Malaysia.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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