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Christopher Jones

COVID-19 restructuring and corporate recovery measures

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Many of the key emergency legislative measures put in place by the states of Guernsey to combat the effects of COVID-19 have been aimed at protecting the local economy, with the focus on the prevention of insolvency rather than insolvency itself.

Kharin Sears

Has COVID-19 affected real estate transactions?

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

Restrictions on both domestic and international travel, lockdowns and curfews have been imposed in The Bahamas to restrict movement in an attempt to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Geraldine Elliott

Commission omission? High Court balances text and context in contractual interpretation

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

English law's flexible, rational, yet stable approach to contractual interpretation has been demonstrated again in a recent decision concerning commission payments.

Luca Daffra

Supreme Court finds that formatting an electronic device after copying data constitutes embezzlement

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

A recent Supreme Court decision found that an employee who copies computer data stored on a company laptop entrusted to them for work purposes and subsequently returns the computer with said data deleted and the hard drive formatted is guilty of embezzlement pursuant to Article 646 of the Criminal Code..

Magdalena Kotyrba

Conducting clinical trials during COVID-19 crisis: FAQs

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

COVID-19 is having a significant impact on clinical trials due to its affects on EU healthcare systems, including limited or no patient contact, restricted access to trial sites and investigational medicinal product shortages.

Lindsay Ditlow

COVID-19: FAQs on practical considerations linked to working from home and privacy

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

With rapid developments in local, state and federal guidance and law, the appropriate approach for each employer in relation to COVID-19 will vary depending on the nature of their work, the industries served and their location and size, among other considerations.

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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