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Sarah Rausi

Revised COVID-19 Wage Supplement Scheme launched

Employment & Immigration - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

In a recent press conference, the government announced details of a revision of the Wage Supplement Scheme, under which COVID-19 business aid will no longer be calculated on the basis of an entity's Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community classification code, but rather on loss of turnover.

Barbara Wilbrink

Theft of luxury watches from storage raises questions over carrier liability

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

An armed robbery at a warehouse provided the basis for an unfortunate – but legally interesting – recent case in the Amsterdam Court of Appeal.

Nick Rogers

Snapshot: private fund registration – what have we learnt?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

For the best part of 20 years, private equity sponsors and their global advisers have been attracted by the Cayman Islands' neutrality, efficiency, quality and flexibility – but also by its predictability.

José Calvo

Second preliminary injunction request based on amended form of patent dismissed

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In November 2020 Barcelona Commercial Court 1 dismissed the second preliminary injunction request filed by Sanofi against Mylan in relation to an insulin glargine biosimilar product, concluding that the new alleged circumstances did not justify it.

Michael Paul Agius

Maritime Labour Convention amendments incorporated into Maltese law

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Malta recently implemented the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 into domestic law.

Marcel Meinhardt

Parliament agrees on stricter concept of market power

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

Parliament is currently debating the so-called 'fair price initiative' and an indirect counter-proposal by the government, both of which aim to tighten the Cartel Act.

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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