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Ole Kristian Olsby

LO and NHO agree temporary changes to temporary lay-off rules

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions and the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise recently agreed to temporarily extend the interruption period for temporary lay-offs from six weeks to 10 weeks.

Peggy Sharon

Airport operator's liability towards passengers in terminals

Aviation - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

The Jerusalem Magistrates Court recently accepted a claim filed against the Israeli Aviation Authority (IAA) by a passenger who had been injured while colliding with another person at Ben-Gurion International Airport, which the IAA operated.

Christopher Loh

Supreme Court hears oral argument on whether to abolish or modify assignor estoppel doctrine

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

'Assignor estoppel' is a common law doctrine that prevents, in district court patent litigation, an assignor of a patent from challenging the validity of the assigned patent as a defence to infringement allegations.

Jacky Darsono

Without prejudice according to a 'reasonable person'

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The Court of First Instance of the High Court recently reviewed the legal principles that underpin the protection afforded to without prejudice communications.

Bruce MacNeil

Snapshot: debt for equity swaps

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey continues to be the offshore jurisdiction of choice for restructurings involving debt for equity swaps (particularly restructurings of UK and international corporate groups).

Marco Manzone

Limitation of shipowners' liability

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The concept of limitation of a shipowner's liability is well known in maritime law and is generally the same across many maritime jurisdictions.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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