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Whole arbitration award or just dispositive portion: what should be registered with the courts?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

After succeeding in arbitration, the respondents in a recent case filed an originating summons pursuant to the Arbitration Act in a high court to enforce and recognise the entire award as a high court judgment.

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.

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.

Christopher Jones

COVID-19 restructuring and corporate recovery measures

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

Many of the key emergency legislative measures put in place 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.

Rob Jardine-Brown

Notification is key: prevention principle, delay and extensions of time under shipbuilding contracts

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

A recent High Court decision provides an in-depth analysis of how, if at all, the prevention principle applies to shipbuilding contracts and the importance of good contract management to notify and seek extensions for events of delay.

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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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom