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Elena Riga

Widow's pension: unequal treatment and discrimination on grounds of gender

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Administrative Court recently ruled in a case concerning the differentiation in treatment, by law, between women and men of deceased spouses.

Andreas Erotocritou

Challenging past transactions in liquidation: fraudulent preference

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

An effective weapon in a liquidator's and creditor's arsenal to ensure the fair and equal treatment of all creditors of a failing company is the ability to challenge past transactions that sought to favour one creditor to the detriment of others.

Christian Werenberg

Does the EU directive regarding 'large risks' include vessels bought for private use?

Insurance - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

In two previous verdicts a district court found that prorogation of jurisdiction can be validly agreed in a yacht insurance contract, even where consumer interests are concerned and the contract requires that legal proceedings be brought in a court in the insurer's home country.

Guy Castegnaro

New convention on teleworking enters into force

Employment & Immigration - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

A new grand ducal regulation recently entered into force, declaring the convention on the legal framework for teleworking a general obligation.

Marcel Meinhardt

New transparency obligations for commodity companies

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

As of 1 January 2021, companies domiciled in Switzerland that are active in the extraction of raw materials must disclose payments to state authorities or government officials of Sfr100,000 or more per financial year.

Bruno Floriani

Cold cut for franchisees! Supreme Court of Canada denies designated supplier's duty of care for pure economic loss

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

The Supreme Court of Canada recently dismissed the proposed class action brought by Mr Sub franchisees against Maple Leaf Foods for damages resulting from a listeria outbreak linked to Maple Leaf cold cuts.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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