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Geoffrey Maddock

Brexit – PRA issues guidance to insurers with legacy business

Insurance - United Kingdom
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

​The Prudential Regulation Authority recently published guidance for UK insurers on their ability to service EEA liabilities once the Brexit transition period comes to an end on 31 December 2020.

Antony Sassi

In with the old and the new technology

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently decided that it can, as part of its case management powers and of its own volition, order that a directions hearing take place by means of a telephone conference without the physical presence in court of the parties or their legal representatives.

Ajay Bhargava

Enforcement of interim orders passed by arbitral tribunals seated outside India

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

Following the passing of amendments in 2015, the Arbitration and Conciliation Act specifically provides that arbitral tribunal orders which are passed under Section 17 of the act will be enforceable under the Code of Civil Procedure as if they were a court order.

Arthur Shay

5G spectrum auction ends and real competition begins

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

Taiwan's 5G spectrum auction came to an end on 21 February 2020.

Andreas Wildi

Indirect counterproposal to nursing care initiative

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The popular nursing care initiative 'For Strong Nursing Care' is calling for more nursing staff and quality safeguarding in nursing care.

Beril Yayla Sapan

What does labour law say about COVID-19?

Employment & Benefits - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The coronavirus pandemic will inevitably affect Turkish labour law; as part of employers' duty to protect employees, they must take occupational health and safety measures and protect employees' health and physical and mental integrity.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom