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Craig Cordle

Directors' duties and corporate governance

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Directors' duties are the duties owed by executive and non-executive directors to the companies to which they are appointed and are personal to each director.

David Maria Marino

Fair and balanced insurance contracts – recent Supreme Court rulings

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

In two separate orders, the Supreme Court has reiterated certain principles that should be used as guidance for interpreting insurance clauses with a view to ensuring a fair balance between the insured's rights and the insurer's obligations.

Antonio Grieco

New law decree simplifies administrative procedures for shareholders

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Law Decree 76/2020 was recently enacted as part of Italy's strategy to simplify some of its bureaucratic procedures and, among other things, ease the requirements which apply to companies that wish to increase their share capital.

Matteo Schiavone

ECJ on paid leave in case of unlawful dismissal and reinstatement: Italian viewpoint

Employment & Immigration - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

The European Court of Justice has ruled on a dismissed employee's right to indemnity for untaken holiday accrued during the period between their dismissal and the date of their court-ordered reinstatement.

Szymon Gogulski

Authors' right to prohibit performance of songs by former band singer and writer of lyrics

Intellectual Property - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

In a long-running dispute, well-known musician Małgorzata Ostrowska took legal action concerning the use of songs, for which she had written the lyrics, against Grzegorz Stróżniak, her former band colleague and the composer and co-author of the songs.

José Antonio Casas Vessi

Crowdfunding as an investment and alternative financing tool for energy projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

Due to the excessive exploitation of finite resources such as coal and oil, alternative sources of renewable energy are required to satisfy the high demand for energy.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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