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Todd A Solomon

DOL creates path for 401(k) plans to offer private equity investment options

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The US Department of Labour recently issued an information letter indicating that, in limited circumstances, it will allow defined contribution retirement plans (eg, 401(k) plans) to indirectly invest in private equity funds.

Guy Tompkins

Court of Appeal confirms right to cancel insurance contract for fraudulent claims

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

A recent Court of Appeal decision highlights the consequences which flow from an insured providing dishonest information in support of an insurance claim.

Stephen P Kranz

New Jersey reconsiders financial transaction tax

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A troubling New Jersey financial transaction tax proposal, which appeared to be gaining popularity over the past few months, has reportedly been left out of the 2021 budget deal that Governor Phil Murphy recently struck with legislative leaders.

Stephan Erbe

Time charters in inland river cruising and COVID-19: the situation under Swiss law

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

The river cruise industry is without doubt one of the sectors that has been hit hardest by COVID-19 measures.

Jeremy Snead

Cayman injunctions in aid of foreign proceedings

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Where a potential judgment debtor in onshore proceedings threatens to dissipate its assets, the plaintiff may face a pyrrhic victory with no assets against which to enforce its judgment.

Anthony V Lupo

Sanctions on Chinese apparel companies for forced labour hit retail supply chains

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Fashion and luxury goods companies should be concerned about the recent sanctioning of Chinese companies in Xinjiang province by the US Departments of Treasury and Commerce and other US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) developments relating to importing products that contain fabric made with prison or forced labour.

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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