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Stephan Erbe

Time charters in inland river cruising and COVID-19: the situation under Swiss law

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

The river cruise industry is without doubt one of the sectors that has been hit hardest by COVID-19 measures.

Warren Gordon

Government consults on proposals to require provision and publication of data on contractual controls of land

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The government considers that better data on land ownership and control is required to achieve its vision for the planning system, improve the development process and increase the public's understanding of who exercises control over land.

Philip Roche

COVID-19: preliminary arbitration trends in transport sector

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely curtailed court access in many jurisdictions.

Lee Xin Div

Section 30 of CIPAA: apex court maintains mandatory direct payment obligation against employer under receivership

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

Section 30 of the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 creates a statutory obligation for a principal to make the payment awarded by an adjudication decision to a subcontractor in the event of the main contractor's failure to do so.

Jeffrey A Brown

Concurrent duty to defend – a team sport

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

In a recent case, the Ontario Court of Appeal addressed three important elements of the duty to defend where there is concurrent coverage under two policies – namely, whether there was a concurrent duty to defend given the existence of an 'other insurance' clause, the obligation to pay ongoing costs and its allocation and the right to participate in the defence..

Takayuki Inoue

Court rules in Japan's first plea bargaining case

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The plea bargaining system, which came into effect in 2018, allows suspects and defendants to enter into negotiations with prosecutors whereby evidence of others' criminal conduct can be provided in return for criminal charges being reduced or dropped.

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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