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Jennifer Fox

Frozen in time: do limitation periods apply to claims against Cayman companies in liquidation?

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Previously, it was generally understood that the Cayman approach to claims against companies in liquidation followed the English position on the issue of limitation – that is, the limitation period ceased to run once the company went into liquidation, with some exceptions.

Mônica Gurvitz

Why are compulsory licences not an effective solution to the COVID-19 pandemic?

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

Reports which indicate a supposed direct link between compulsory licences and the acceleration of global vaccination have been circulating in the Brazilian media.

Jeremy Glover

D Mclaughlin and Sons Ltd v Linthouse Housing Association Ltd

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

In a recent case, the court considered the deduction of liquidated damages in the absence of a valid non-completion certificate.

Peter Lewin

Research shows that gaming is most successful entertainment sector of 21st century

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

According to new research by the Entertainment Researcher's Association (ERA), the rise of mobile and digital gaming increased the retail value of the UK games sector to €4.43 billion in 2020, which is four-and-a-half times higher than its value in 2000.

Colin Leckey

Home and away: updated guidance on when working from home means working abroad

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The increase in homeworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic is causing many employees to ask whether they can work from 'home' from an overseas country – be that on a temporary basis or indefinitely.

Shubhangi Pathak

Employee stock options: IRDAI issues clarifications

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The issuance of employee stock options (ESOPs) to CEOs, whole-time directors and managing directors of insurers has been expressly recognised since 2016.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

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