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Foo Joon Liang

Oppression versus derivative actions: courts' wide discretion maintained

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently refused leave to appeal a Court of Appeal decision which had found that the courts' powers in an oppression action are broad and unfettered.

Marius Höfler

Court rules on cut-off date provisions in bonus plans

Employment & Immigration - Germany
Mayer Brown

In 2020 the Berlin-Brandenburg Regional Labour Court ruled on the effectiveness of a cut-off date clause in a works agreement.

Alexander Vogel

Reducing share capital: current law and expected changes

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In June 2020 the legislature passed draft modifications of Swiss corporate law, which would amend, among other things, substantial parts of the Code of Obligations.

Rainer Herzig

Restriction of freedom in nursing homes due to risk of COVID-19 infection

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Supreme Court recently ruled that nursing homes can restrict residents' freedom by isolating them in their room.

Achilleas Christodoulou

Cash rebate and tax relief for production of audiovisual works

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Greece
A & K Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm

In recent years there has been a remarkable effort to make Greece an attractive destination for the production of audiovisual works (eg, films, TV series and video games).

Michael Paul Agius

Maritime Labour Convention amendments incorporated into Maltese law

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Malta recently implemented the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 into domestic law.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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