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Ian Teare

Limitation of liability – determining the meaning of 'operator' and 'manager'

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Admiralty Court recently handed down a judgment which looked in detail at the scope and meaning of the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims – in particular, the meaning of the phrase "the operator of the ship" in Article 1(2).

Patricia Yeung

Employers' guide to Employment Support Scheme

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

To tackle the unemployment and loss of income caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has introduced an HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme (ESS) as part of the second round of anti-pandemic relief measures.

Altair Richards

Scheduling change for cannabis

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi recently implemented various changes to Schedules 4, 6 and 7 of the Medicines Act in relation to cannabis and its related components.

Tuğçe Güven

Seizure of goods before liquidation directorate: an effective way to combat counterfeiting activities

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

Although customs recordals are one of the most efficient ways to combat counterfeiting activities in Turkey, if goods are smuggled and suspended by customs officers or the police ex officio under the Anti-smuggling Law, IP rights holders cannot act against any suspected counterfeiting activities.

Luc Courtois

Investment funds: recommendations for fund managers

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg S.à r.l.

The Luxembourg Financial Supervisory Authority and the European Securities and Markets Authority are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and have issued a number of recommendations for fund managers concerning remote working, risk management and compliance, disclosure and reporting requirements..

Shannon Rajan

High court issues key judgment for aviation service providers

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

In July 2019 the Kuala Lumpur High Court awarded a summary judgment for a combined sum exceeding RM40 million for unpaid passenger service charges in three civil suits brought by Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd against AirAsia Berhad and AirAsia X Berhad.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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