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Simon Hart

What does 'market practice' entail? Court of Appeal rules on use of term in ISDA master agreement

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently held that 'market practice' is too wide a term to be implied into an International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) master agreement covering currency trading transactions by dismissing a claim arising from the 'de-pegging' of the Swiss franc from the euro.

Philip Roche

COVID-19: preliminary arbitration trends in transport sector

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely curtailed court access in many jurisdictions.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK will investigate fruit market over potential price fixing

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

The National Council of Agricultural Chambers recently asked the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) to look into potential competition rule breaches in the soft fruit market, especially regarding the sale of gooseberries.

Volker Weiss

New FDI screening act

Corporate Finance/M&A - Austria
Schoenherr

In July 2020 a new foreign direct investment (FDI) screening act, the Investment Control Act (ICA), entered into force.

David Schwartz

8 important life sciences IP issues for innovators doing business in Canada

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The US-Canada border is the longest border between any two countries and US goods and services trade with Canada totalled an estimated US$718.5 billion in 2018, possibly the largest bilateral trade volume between two individual countries.

Yvonne Frederiksen

Sickness benefit period extended for employees at higher risk of COVID-19

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The government and parliamentary parties recently passed a bill to provide sickness benefits to employees who are at a higher risk of becoming seriously ill from COVID-19 or the relative of a person in the higher-risk group.

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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