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Nina M Hanevold-Sandvik

Maritime casualties in the High North

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

As noted in the white paper on Norway's Arctic policy, maritime activities in the High North are expected to increase due to improved accessibility resulting from melting sea ice, the high potential for increased commercial exploitation of marine and offshore resources and the successful marketing of the Arctic as a tourist destination.

Adalia Chan

Case settlement conferences given a 'festive' touch

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The judiciary administration has updated the Guidance Note for Case Settlement Conferences in Civil Cases in the District Court.

W Todd Miller

Antitrust indictments for employer restraints against employees

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

In December 2020 the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted an individual employer owner, for the first time, for agreeing with a competing owner to reduce the wages that their workers were being paid.

Shalina Crossley

What implication does 'long COVID' have for employers?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

This article explores the growing phenomenon of 'long COVID' – the continuation of serious symptoms and effects for a significant period after a person's initial COVID-19 infection and illness.

Marcel Meinhardt

Regulatory initiatives to boost sustainable finance and transition to clean energy

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

Federal authorities have concluded that further efforts are needed for the Swiss financial sector to play its part in achieving Switzerland's climate targets, despite numerous financial institutions now holding stakes in companies that are developing clean energies and e-mobility.

Sudish Sharma

SEBI tightens grip on M&A by listed companies

Corporate Finance/M&A - India
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Owing to market dynamics and in an attempt to clear certain regulatory cobwebs, the Securities and Exchange Board of India recently issued a circular which applies to all mergers, demergers, amalgamations and arrangements filed with a stock exchange after 17 November 2020.

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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