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Annamaria Pedroni

COVID-19: workplace health and safety

Employment & Immigration - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

As Italy is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the national institutions responsible for occupational safety (mainly the National Institute for Insurance against Accidents at Work and the Labour Inspectorate) have issued rules concerning health and safety in the workplace.

Emily Gilmore

COVID-19 Weekly Report (25-31 May 2020)

Real Estate - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Marcel Meinhardt

Secretariat of ComCo advises on obligation to notify concentration

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

Under Swiss law, a proposed concentration triggers a mandatory pre-merger notification if one of the undertakings concerned has been held to be dominant, irrespective of the statutory turnover thresholds.

James Heinicke

Use of digital contracts and electronic signatures

Corporate & Commercial - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and with many people now working remotely, companies are increasingly considering the use of digital contracts and electronic signatures.

Xiaoling Duan

Beijing IP Court concludes first patent infringement case on microorganism protection

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Beijing IP Court recently held that two Tianjin-based companies had infringed Chinese Patent 201310030601.2, which is owned by the largest specialty mushroom grower in China, Shanghai Finc Food Co Ltd.

Geraldine Elliott

Commission omission? High Court balances text and context in contractual interpretation

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

English law's flexible, rational, yet stable approach to contractual interpretation has been demonstrated again in a recent decision concerning commission payments.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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