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Phillipe De Wulf

Employers must provide employees present in workplace with document to certify this fact

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

The new Ministerial Decree of 1 November 2020 stipulates that, until 13 December 2020, all workers must telework.

Frank Spoorenberg

Article 6(1) of ECHR is not separate ground to challenge arbitral awards

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court dismissed a challenge against an arbitral award issued by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on preliminary objections.

Mark A Cody

Bankruptcy blocking right in debtor's corporate charter violates federal public policy

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

Courts sometimes disagree over whether provisions in a borrower's organisational documents designed to prevent it from filing for bankruptcy are enforceable as a matter of federal public policy or applicable state law.

D Bryan Thomas

Kentucky fried claim: contractor preserves immunity from suit by complying with government contract specifications

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - USA
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Kentucky Court of Appeals recently upheld a contractor's immunity from suit for negligence, where the contractor complied with the contract and construction specifications provided by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Divisions of Construction Procurement.

Marwa M Hassoun

Military licence review factors expanded for NS-controlled items to China, Venezuela and Russia

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently issued a final rule amending the licence review policy for items on the Commerce Control List that are controlled for national security reasons and destined for China, Venezuela or Russia.

Abigail Smith

Few significant changes made in final PMPRB guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board recently published the final version of its guidelines which operationalise the amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations scheduled to come into force on 1 January 2021.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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