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Haco van der Houven van Oordt

London arbitral award not enforced in Netherlands

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD

Charterparties commonly contain an arbitration clause.

Adalia Chan

'Stale claims' on the way out?

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In a recent case, the High Court allowed the defendants' applications to dismiss the plaintiff's two actions on the ground of abuse of process – in particular, given that no procedural step had been taken by the parties since 1 April 2009, just before the civil procedure reforms came into effect in Hong Kong.

Samuel Yang

State Council to formulate CII security protection regulations

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The General Office of the State Council recently issued the 2020 Legislative Plan, which includes several laws applicable to the cybersecurity sector, such as the Regulations on Network Protection of Minors and the Regulations on the Security Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure..

Ole Kristian Olsby

COVID-19: proposal to extend lay-off period to 52 weeks

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has proposed to extend the temporary lay-off period to 52 weeks from 1 November 2020.

Judith Aldersey-Williams

Government consults on revised EIA regulations for offshore oil and gas

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy is consulting on the proposed Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration, Production, Unloading and Storage (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2020.

Fiona Smith

New online verification service for lasting powers of attorney

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The Office of the Public Guardian recently launched its online service "Use a lasting power of attorney".

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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