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Marie Berard

Supreme Court clarifies principles for determining law of arbitration agreement

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The Supreme Court has clarified definitively the principles for ascertaining the law governing an arbitration agreement.

Samuel Yang

Strengthening protection of data rights and personal information security

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

The Supreme People's Court and the National Development and Reform Commission recently issued the Opinions on Providing Judicial Services and Supports to Accelerate Improvement of the Socialist Market Economy System in the New Era.

Patricia Yeung

More funding for Employment Support Scheme

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government introduced an HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme to provide a wage subsidy to eligible employers for six months in exchange for them refraining from making any redundancies during the subsidy period and using the subsidy to pay employees' wages.

James Beck

Failure-to-report claims: uphill battle

Product Regulation & Liability - USA
Reed Smith LLP

Most of the controversy in the recent decision in Hill v Bayer Corp revolved around whether the plaintiff could assert a cause of action for failure to report adverse product events to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Jennifer Fox

Snapshot: bringing claims against Cayman entities subject to insolvency processes

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

To ensure the orderly and collective resolution of a company's affairs, the Companies Law imposes a moratorium on commencing or proceeding with any suit, action or other proceedings against the company once liquidators are appointed by the court (including on a provisional basis).

Victor Onyegbado

Shipping loans and collateral damage

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Shipping finance transactions are characterised by peculiar risk factors principally on account of shipping assets' transient operations.

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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