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Ronald Beltzer

Expiry of CLAs has drastic consequences for temporary employment industry

Employment & Immigration - Netherlands
Maes Law

On 1 June 2021 the period of general binding declaration of the Netherlands' two temporary employment collective labour agreements (CLAs) ended, leaving the temporary employment sector with no valid CLA.

Jennifer Fox

Frozen in time: do limitation periods apply to claims against Cayman companies in liquidation?

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Previously, it was generally understood that the Cayman approach to claims against companies in liquidation followed the English position on the issue of limitation – that is, the limitation period ceased to run once the company went into liquidation, with some exceptions.

Bahari Yeow Tien Hong

Is my name truly mine?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

In a recent case concerning a popular nasyid singer and composer, the Federal Court answered the question of law of who has the locus standi to commence a common law passing-off action as the owner of goodwill where two entities are entitled to claim such goodwill.

Daniel Maine

Individual accountability: expectations of senior management in JFSC-regulated firms

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Internationally, there has been an increasing focus by regulators on promoting individual accountability within financial services businesses, and it is reasonable to assume that the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) will take a similar approach.

Marie Berard

Commercial Court declines to lift stay on enforcement of arbitral awards against Russia

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently declined to lift a stay of the hearing of an application for the enforcement, under the Arbitration Act 1996, of certain arbitral awards and a related jurisdictional objection by the respondent (Russia) on grounds of sovereign immunity.

Samuel Yang

Comments sought on specifications for personal information de-identification

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently issued the Information Security Technology – Gradation and Evaluation for the Effect of Personal Information De-identification (Draft for Comment).

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