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Oliver Payne

Standard directions in Section 238 appraisal proceedings confirmed

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In a decision that provides additional certainty to dissenting shareholders, the Grand Court has rejected a company's efforts to recast the procedural framework for appraisal proceedings brought under Section 238 of the Companies Law (as revised).

He Wei

CNIPA releases exposure draft on Guide for Determining Geographical Indications as Generic Names

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In March 2020 the China National Intellectual Property Administration released an exposure draft on the Guide for Determining Geographical Indications as Generic Names.

Rainer Herzig

Relevance of expert guidelines for assessing medical malpractice

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Recent case law suggests that, although medical society and other expert committee guidelines are non-binding, they may serve as evidence to specify current medical standards.

Stephen O'Grady

COVID-19: a shield against winding-up petitions?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was recently laid before Parliament.

Stephen P Kranz

California bill would make taxpayer information available to public

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A concerning bill is pending in the California Senate which would require the California state controller's office to make taxpayer information publicly available.

Andrew Osborne

New quarantine rules cause confusion for cross-border workers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

New rules require most international travellers who arrive in the United Kingdom from 8 June 2020 to self-isolate for 14 days.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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