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Rishabh Shroff

Court reconfirms that legal heirs are preferred over nominees

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

The issue of legatees versus nominees is still causing confusion among the public despite numerous judicial decisions which clearly confirm that legal heirs inherit assets over nominees.

Annamaria Pedroni

COVID-19: workplace health and safety

Employment & Immigration - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

As Italy is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the national institutions responsible for occupational safety (mainly the National Institute for Insurance against Accidents at Work and the Labour Inspectorate) have issued rules concerning health and safety in the workplace.

Geraldine Elliott

Commission omission? High Court balances text and context in contractual interpretation

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

English law's flexible, rational, yet stable approach to contractual interpretation has been demonstrated again in a recent decision concerning commission payments.

Patrick McGauley

COVID-19 Weekly Report (25-31 May 2020)

Aviation - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Jonathan Hughes

COVID-19: implications for planning appeals

Real Estate - Jersey
Ogier

The Law Society of Jersey issued guidance regarding the courts' COVID-19 contingency plans, noting that planning appeal hearings have been suspended due to independent inspectors being unable to travel to the island.

John Lane

Corporate risk when officers or employees have criminal convictions

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Companies in Japan that operate in sectors which require permits or licences (eg, the aviation, banking, pharmaceutical, construction, outsourcing and waste disposal sectors) risk having their licences revoked if their officers or certain employees receive a criminal conviction.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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