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Tim Yimin Liu

Chinese court system: circuit courts

Litigation - China
Global Law Office

From 2015 to 2020 the basic structure of the Chinese court system remained as four levels: the Supreme People's Court, the higher people's courts, the intermediate people's courts and the basic people's courts.

Patrick Rennie

Court finds immigration exemption under Data Protection Act non-compliant with GDPR

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Wiggin LLP

The Court of Appeal recently found that the immigration exemption under Paragraph 4 of Schedule 2 to the Data Protection Act 2018 – which disapplies some data protection rights where their application would be likely to prejudice immigration control – did not comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Andrew Osborne

Updated COVID-19 absences policy enables more people to qualify for EU Settlement Scheme

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has significantly expanded the policy to allow continuity of residence in the United Kingdom to be preserved in certain circumstances where an EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) applicant has been absent from the United Kingdom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gordon Drakes

Parties which deliberately and wilfully breach contracts can rely on broad exclusion or limitation of liability clauses

Corporate & Commercial - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

A recent High Court case has provided reassurance that the courts will continue to respect and enforce clearly drafted exclusion and limitation of liability clauses, even broad ones, unless to do so would have the effect of excluding all liability for all breach or would reduce one party's obligations to a mere declaration of intent.

Carlos P Martins

Contents of cockpit voice recorder released in class action

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds LLP

In a recent case, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal upheld a lower court's authorisation of the conditional release of the contents of a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) to the parties to a class action.

Josée Weydert

Publication of bill to amend Securitisation Law

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh

Bill of Law 7825, which aims to amend the Securitisation Law, was recently introduced to the Chamber of Deputies.

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