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Patricia Yeung

More funding for Employment Support Scheme

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government introduced an HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme to provide a wage subsidy to eligible employers for six months in exchange for them refraining from making any redundancies during the subsidy period and using the subsidy to pay employees' wages.

Maria Girbau

Vehicle workshop owner convicted for using labels featuring BOSCH trademark on his machines

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Castellon Court of Appeal (Section 2) recently confirmed the criminal conviction of a vehicle workshop owner for a crime against industrial property rights consisting of a six-month prison sentence.

Jake Hardy

To MAE or not to MAE? Court delivers preliminary issues judgment in first COVID-19 MAE case

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent decision, the head of the Commercial Court provided topical guidance on the construction and application of material adverse effect clauses in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stacey L Corr-Irvine

Cram-up Chapter 11 plans: reinstatement and indubitable equivalence

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

'Cramdown' Chapter 11 plans, under which a bankruptcy court confirms a plan over the objection of a class of creditors, are relatively common.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on directors' revocation and spoil system

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation recently ruled on the revocation of the board chair of a listed company controlled by a public entity shareholder.

Marie Berard

Supreme Court clarifies principles for determining law of arbitration agreement

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The Supreme Court has clarified definitively the principles for ascertaining the law governing an arbitration agreement.

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