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John Pearson

UK ETS – aviation emissions post-Brexit

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

The government aims to implement a UK emissions trading system (UK ETS) in January 2021 following Brexit.

Jakob Widner

Supreme Court rules on formal requirements for dismissal challenge

Employment & Immigration - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently clarified the legal implications of one particular scenario of dismissal challenges: if a works council expressly objects to an employee's dismissal (as opposed to expressly consents or fails to make a statement), the right to challenge the dismissal rests with the works council, but only if the employee, within one week of such objection, requests the works council to act accordingly and file a lawsuit..

Alexis Erotocritou

Insolvency and restructuring from a COVID-19 perspective

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the government introduced a series of humanitarian and financial measures, with the latter covering insolvency and restructuring matters.

Jennifer Fox

Insolvency and restructuring: segregated portfolio companies

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

May 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of the Cayman Islands segregated portfolio company (SPC).

Teresa Polino

United States farewells Hong Kong's separate customs territory status – what's the impact on importers?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

In view of the recent action taken by President Trump in an executive order regarding Hong Kong's status, US importers should prepare for increased risk exposure in US-Hong Kong trade.

Ben Reinders

Temporary Deferral of Payments Act 2020 introduced to protect companies from bankruptcy

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on legal matters and company wellbeing, creditors still have the same remedies at their disposal to recover unpaid debts and the Dutch courts are generally handling bankruptcy petitions and requests for pre-judgment attachment in the same way.

OnDemand

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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