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Costas Stamatiou

Entry into force of amendments to Code of the Maritime Labour Convention

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Shipping Deputy Ministry recently issued Circular 20/2020, notifying interested parties of the entry into force of the 2018 amendments to the Code of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006.

Peggy Sharon

Lack of safety measures does not repudiate coverage as long as insurer has collected premium

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

A recent case dealt with the question of whether an insured is entitled to insurance benefits for the loss of their car by theft when it lacked the security measures required by the insurer.

Eva Škufca

Expected developments and competition law considerations in light of fuel market liberalisation

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

The Slovenian government has decided that price control measures in the field of fuel products are no longer necessary, meaning that the retail fuel market will be fully liberalised from October 2020.

Emma Pinkerton

Indemnity for cost of contaminated land

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

A recent case concerning a landlord's counterclaim for the cost incurred by it in remediating its property prior to undertaking a major redevelopment project provides a useful reminder to tenants on the extent of their potential liability at the end of the term of their lease and sounds a cautionary note to any party undertaking works under licence.

Ann C Kim

SEC ramps up enforcement activity in wake of COVID-19

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

When the United States began grappling with COVID-19 in March 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement acted swiftly to make clear to market participants that it was ramping up its efforts to identify and prevent fraud in the wake of the pandemic.

Daniel Hnatchuk

Federal Court of Appeal affirms largest reported Canadian patent infringement award in history

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In previous Federal Court decisions, the court ordered Nova Chemicals Corporation to pay the Dow Chemical Company approximately C$650 million as a result of Nova's infringement of Dow's patent on novel polyethylene blends.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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