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Foo Joon Liang

Oppression versus derivative actions: courts' wide discretion maintained

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently refused leave to appeal a Court of Appeal decision which had found that the courts' powers in an oppression action are broad and unfettered.

Marie Berard

Supreme Court clarifies test of arbitrator impartiality and arbitrators' duty of disclosure

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The Supreme Court recently unanimously upheld a Court of Appeal decision to dismiss an application to remove an arbitrator on the grounds of apparent bias.

Anthony V Lupo

DHS joins in broad enforcement effort against forced labour in apparel supply chains

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently blocked imports of cotton products from a major Chinese state-owned firm in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, saying that the company uses forced labour of ethnic Uighur Muslims.

Linda J Zirkelbach

Should you grant free licences to intellectual property in response to the COVID-19 emergency?

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Companies, and their lawyers, go to great lengths to protect their intellectual property, as they should.

Abi Frederick

Working from home FAQs

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers must immediately review their homeworking practices in light of both the new national lockdown and continually changing government advice.

Marc Kish

Snapshot: compulsory liquidation

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

A Cayman Islands company may be wound up either voluntarily according to its articles of association or compulsorily by the Grand Court.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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