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Renaud Barbier-Emery

Court declines to dismiss claim against shipowner for death of shipyard worker following demolition sale

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Shipowners routinely give buyers in demolition sales complete freedom to deal with ships as they please following a sale, but do so at their peril.

Craig Cordle

Directors' duties and corporate governance

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Directors' duties are the duties owed by executive and non-executive directors to the companies to which they are appointed and are personal to each director.

Richard Daggett

Private equity and the response to COVID-19

Corporate Finance/M&A - International
Ogier

It is said that even though some parts of the private equity industry are in need of triage, it can survive the implications of COVID-19 because it has sufficient capital already raised but not deployed – its 'dry powder'.

David Maria Marino

Fair and balanced insurance contracts – recent Supreme Court rulings

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

In two separate orders, the Supreme Court has reiterated certain principles that should be used as guidance for interpreting insurance clauses with a view to ensuring a fair balance between the insured's rights and the insurer's obligations.

Moran Friedman

Engagement of consultants: when is a consultant an employee?

Employment & Immigration - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Potential exposure arises from companies' engagement of consultants because, following termination of the consultancy, the consultant may claim employee status and associated social benefits.

Eva Škufca

Court slashes Agrokor's gun-jumping fine to €1 million

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

A Ljubljana court recently slashed the fine imposed by the Competition Protection Agency (CPA) on Croatian food company Agrokor from €53.9 million to €1 million.

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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, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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