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Richard J Pearl

Illinois federal court dismisses ERISA claims against 401(k) fiduciaries

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) requires plan fiduciaries to act prudently and loyally when making decisions about a plan.

Munir Hassan

Future of offshore networks – government announces review

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng recently announced a review into the existing offshore transmission regime to address the barriers that the current single radial connection approach presents to the further significant deployment of offshore wind.

Louise Popple

New Brexit IP regulation sets out effect of EU cancellation on comparable UK rights

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The government recently published a further Brexit IP regulation which corrects and clarifies certain provisions in the five Brexit IP regulations that came into force in 2019.

Antonio Grieco

New law decree simplifies administrative procedures for shareholders

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Law Decree 76/2020 was recently enacted as part of Italy's strategy to simplify some of its bureaucratic procedures and, among other things, ease the requirements which apply to companies that wish to increase their share capital.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK publishes guidelines regarding competition-related fines imposed on managers

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

Under the Competition Act, when an undertaking is fined for being a party to a restrictive agreement, the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) can impose financial penalties on the undertaking's managers.

David Maria Marino

Fair and balanced insurance contracts – recent Supreme Court rulings

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

In two separate orders, the Supreme Court has reiterated certain principles that should be used as guidance for interpreting insurance clauses with a view to ensuring a fair balance between the insured's rights and the insurer's obligations.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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