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Jennifer Fox

Snapshot: notification injunctions

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

A notification injunction is an alternative to the conventional freezing order that is available where there is concern that a respondent may deal with their assets so as to frustrate the enforcement of any future judgment.

Anke C Sessler

Right to be heard in arbitral proceedings – recent case law on set-aside proceedings

Arbitration & ADR - Germany
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

The right to be heard is a universally accepted principle which the Federal Constitutional Court has described as a 'primordial procedural right'.

Lisa Cabel

Human rights tribunal – childcare obligations require accommodation

Employment & Immigration - Canada
KPMG Law

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recently found that an employer's failure to accommodate an employee's childcare obligations violated the Human Rights Code.

Charles Allen

Disclosure orders against banks' overseas branches

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In A1 v R1 a novel point appears to have arisen as to whether the High Court could grant Norwich Pharmacal relief in relation to the disclosure of documents and information concerning a bank account held not in Hong Kong but with the overseas branch of a Hong Kong bank.

Bruce Bennett

Supreme Court: mere retention of property does not violate automatic stay

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

In January 2021 the Supreme Court held that a creditor in possession of a debtor's property does not violate the automatic stay, specifically Section 362(a)(3) of the Bankruptcy Code, by retaining the property after the filing of a bankruptcy petition.

Jürg Schneider

Parliament adopts Information Security Act

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Parliament recently approved a new Information Security Act (ISA), almost 10 years after proceedings were initiated.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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