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Amy Nevins

Introduction of paid parental bereavement leave confirmed

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has finalised the legislation to implement an entitlement to two weeks' paid bereavement leave for working parents who lose a child aged under 18.

Jeremy Prain

Court's discretion trumps International Arbitration Act in admiralty case

Shipping & Transport - South Africa
Bowmans

In 2017 South Africa promulgated the International Arbitration Act (IAA) with a view to creating a viable arbitral forum on the African continent to resolve international disputes.

Emily Downie

Collapse of Thomas Cook: BEIS letter of recommendations

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

In November 2019, in the looming shadow of the collapse of Thomas Cook Group plc, the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee published a letter of recommendations to Secretary of State for the Department of BEIS Andrea Leadsom.

Shannon Rajan

MAVCOM imposes significant financial penalties on AirAsia, AirAsia X and Malaysia Airports (Sepang)

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) recently announced that it had imposed RM2 million fines on AirAsia Berhad and its long-haul sister airline AirAsia X Berhad.

Gordon Drakes

Data protection post-Brexit: a game of 3D chess

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

The year 2019 was one of high-octane political drama for the United Kingdom, culminating in its withdrawal from the European Union.

David Maria Marino

Control over distribution networks: recent IVASS and ANIA clarifications

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

Section 46 of Institute for the Supervision of Insurance (IVASS) Regulation 40/2018 concerns (re)insurance distribution and provides that undertakings must, among other things, draft an annual report on the control over their distribution networks, which must be submitted to the board and the compliance division and delivered to IVASS.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, 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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA