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David Schwartz

Parliament passes legislation implementing USMCA

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Bill C-4, which implements the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), has received royal assent from the governor general.

Richard Schmidt

Supreme Court judgment: choice of law by conduct in litigation?

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

Can parties' conduct during litigation amount to an implied choice-of-law agreement based on EU Regulation 593/2008? This article analyses a recent Supreme Court judgment concerning this question.

Martin Foerster

COVID-19 measures may entitle tenants to rent reductions

Real Estate - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government has ordered all shops and service providers, except those providing certain vital services, to close to customers from 17 March 2020 until 13 April 2020.

Gordon Drakes

COVID-19: how franchise and distribution networks can respond

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

There is no one-size-fits-all plan for how businesses should respond to the COVID-19 crisis.

Keith Robinson

COVID-19: considerations for businesses, directors and lenders

Insolvency & Restructuring - International
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to create an evolving list of challenges.

Sophie Warburton

Observations about linked property transactions under Stamp Duty Law

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In late 2018 the Stamp Duty Law (Revised) was amended in order to eliminate the growing practice of reducing stamp duty due to the government by means of linked property transactions (LPTs).

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, 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