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Jennifer Fox

Snapshot: bringing claims against Cayman entities subject to insolvency processes

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

To ensure the orderly and collective resolution of a company's affairs, the Companies Law imposes a moratorium on commencing or proceeding with any suit, action or other proceedings against the company once liquidators are appointed by the court (including on a provisional basis).

Sascha Dethof

FCO continues to act against price fixing by manufacturers against distributors: Alhambra guitars

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

Under pressure from the Federal Cartel Office (FCO), guitar manufacturer Alhambra has distanced itself from influencing the selling prices of wholesalers and distributors.

Yvonne Frederiksen

COVID-19 – extended sickness benefits for employees at special risk

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

In May 2020 a bill was passed to provide sickness benefits to employees who are at a higher risk of becoming seriously ill from COVID-19 or the relative of a person who is at a higher risk.

Jennifer Fox

Snapshot: bringing claims against Cayman entities subject to insolvency processes

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

To ensure the orderly and collective resolution of a company's affairs, the Companies Law imposes a moratorium on commencing or proceeding with any suit, action or other proceedings against the company once liquidators are appointed by the court (including on a provisional basis).

Rebecca Mcnulty

Open dialogue needed to avoid COVID-19 construction disputes

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Jersey
Ogier

The potential for disputes in construction projects has risen sharply with the performance and enforcement of contracts directly affected by COVID-19.

Hewen Zhao

Clear and convincing evidence standard should be applied to prior art taking form of physical objects

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In 2019 the IP Tribunal of the Supreme People's Court confirmed that a physical mobile phone was eligible prior art in assessing the novelty and inventiveness of a patent.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan