International Law Office

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Marc Kish

Third-party litigation funding and Private Funding of Legal Services Act

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Parliament recently passed the landmark Private Funding of Legal Services Act.

Olaf Hartenstein

Theft of semi-trailer and violation of safety instructions

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Federal Supreme Court concerned a clause in a consignor's general terms and conditions, according to which loaded vehicles had to be monitored while parked or parked where sufficient safety was guaranteed.

Phillipe De Wulf

New National Labour Council collective labour agreement sets framework for COVID-19 teleworking

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

Traditionally, Belgian labour law has distinguished between two forms of telework: structural and occasional telework.

Hugh Melamdowitz

Intellectual property: the lesser-known actor in film making

Intellectual Property - South Africa
Spoor & Fisher

In the film industry a lesser-known actor, so to speak, is intellectual property.

Marcel Meinhardt

New transparency obligations for commodity companies

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

As of 1 January 2021, companies domiciled in Switzerland that are active in the extraction of raw materials must disclose payments to state authorities or government officials of Sfr100,000 or more per financial year.

Kevin Spencer

Exxon prevails in $200 million tax penalty case

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The US District Court for the Northern District of Texas recently ruled in favour of Exxon Mobil Corporation in its battle against the government over tax penalties.

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