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Jonathan Hughes

COVID-19: implications for planning appeals

Real Estate - Jersey
Ogier

The Law Society of Jersey issued guidance regarding the courts' COVID-19 contingency plans, noting that planning appeal hearings have been suspended due to independent inspectors being unable to travel to the island.

Werner Jahnel

Preventive approach to incapacity issues

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed issues of life and death at the forefront of people's minds, with many people requiring intensive medical care which may deprive them of their capacity of judgement and require others to take decisions for them.

Patricia Barboza

Is COVID-19 a labour-related disease?

Employment & Immigration - Brazil
CGM Advogados

Article 29 of Provisional Measure 927, enacted on 22 March 2020, states that infection with COVID-19 is not considered a labour-related disease unless a relationship between the disease and the employee's job or occupation can be evidenced.

Ben Reinders

Debt collection during COVID-19

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

The COVID-19 outbreak is greatly affecting legal matters and company wellbeing.

John Pearson

Court ruling shows importance of standard representations and warranties in aircraft leases

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

A recent High Court case demonstrates the utility and importance of including standard representations and warranties regarding power, authority and validity in aircraft leases, including as an estoppel against a defendant's claim that a lease is void and unenforceable as a result of alleged breaches of foreign public procurement legislation and lack of authority.

James Heinicke

Use of digital contracts and electronic signatures

Corporate & Commercial - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and with many people now working remotely, companies are increasingly considering the use of digital contracts and electronic signatures.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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