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Martyn Baudains

Executing wills during lockdown

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The legal formalities for executing a will in Guernsey aim to prevent fraud and undue influence.

Karsten Metzlaff

When the asterisk is missing: Munich Higher Regional Court's King of the Month decision

Franchising - Germany
Noerr LLP

Special deals are common among competing burger chains.

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.

Rachel Welford

DOT issues new guidance regarding airlines' obligation to provide passenger refunds

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

Passengers who no longer wish to travel due to COVID-19 concerns or who have had their flights cancelled are demanding refunds from airlines.

Kay C Georgi

Government hurls another export control grenade at Huawei

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Department of Commerce and the Bureau of Industry and Security recently revised an arcane export control rule that imposes US export controls on foreign-origin products that are a direct product of certain US technologies.

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.

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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