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Niamh Crotty

Proposed new rights to sick pay and parental leave pay

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The Labour Party has proposed the Sick Leave and Parental Leave (COVID-19) Bill 2020 which, if passed, would give employees in Ireland the legal right to paid sick leave for the first time.

Javier Franco

Oil pollution risk: should Colombia ratify the Supplementary Fund and the Bunkers Convention?

Shipping & Transport - Colombia
Franco & Abogados Asociados

Discussions have recently arisen among academics and professionals as to whether Colombia's pollution protection regime for ships carrying crude oil as cargo or bunkers is satisfactory.

Mathieu Laurent

Luxembourg District Court rules on company wrongdoing as ground for piercing corporate veil

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Luxembourg District Court recently ruled that a wrongful action committed by a company in the context of third-party attachment proceedings was justification to pierce the corporate veil.

Tim Clipstone

Guernsey works for hedge funds

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

This article answers FAQs relating to Guernsey hedge funds.

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Supreme Court specifies reasoning standards for awards

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

Under longstanding Supreme Court case law, defective reasoning did not previously constitute a severe enough violation of procedural public policy to set aside an award.

Stéphanie Girard

French language requirements in Quebec: an introduction

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Charter of the French Language gives the French language the status of an official language in Quebec, thus making its use mandatory in all spheres of public life in the province, including commerce and business.

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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