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Lawrence Theall

'Additional insured' coverage and multiple insurers: overlapping and common defence coverage

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

Insureds which suffer a loss may find that they are covered by multiple insurance policies for that loss.

Becky Critchley

FCA confirms dates for cessation of LIBOR benchmarks

Banking & Financial Services - United Kingdom
Latham & Watkins LLP

The Financial Conduct Authority has formally announced the dates for the cessation of all London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) benchmark settings currently published by the Intercontinental Exchange Benchmark Administration.

Neetika Ahuja

MCA introduces stricter compliance requirements for LLPs

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

In order to improve limited liability partnership (LLP) compliance and regulate the designated partners of LLPs, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs recently stated that it will extend certain sections of the Companies Act 2013 to the Limited Liability Partnership Act and therefore LLPs.

Jérôme Coulonvaux

Thin line between legitimate copies and unfair trade practices

Intellectual Property - Belgium
GEVERS

In Belgium, any party is generally free to copy or imitate another party's creation.

Jan Erik Janssen

Crown Van Gelder decision – more clarity on scope of energy dispute resolution procedure?

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek

In its October 2020 judgment in Crown Van Gelder, the European Court of Justice clarified which complainants have standing before the national regulatory authority to lodge a claim against a transmission or distribution system operator under the Dutch expedited energy dispute resolution procedure.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Government proposes new measures to combat work-related crime

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The government has proposed several new measures to prevent and counteract work-related crime, including with regard to penalising wage theft, requiring that wages be paid via bank transfer rather than in cash and approving certain businesses to limit rogue actors.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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