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Benjamin Barrat

High Court clarifies procedure for registration and enforcement of ICSID awards

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently confirmed that the procedure for the registration and enforcement of an award made pursuant to the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention does not require service of the claim form.

Antony Sassi

A COVID-19 update

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Since the general adjourned period (GAP) ended on 3 May 2020, when the courts resumed normal business in Hong Kong, reported cases of COVID-19 infection have approximately tripled.

Samuel Yang

Personal data protection under newly issued Civil Code

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

While the new Civil Code largely restates the existing Chinese laws on privacy and personal information protection, it applies these laws more broadly and makes it easier for individuals to take civil action in relation to breaches.

Christopher Jones

Secured lending in Guernsey

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Guernsey entities continue to be popular in asset-holding structures and, accordingly, lenders are regularly asked to put in place financing arrangements involving Guernsey entities.

Richard J Pearl

Illinois federal court dismisses ERISA claims against 401(k) fiduciaries

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) requires plan fiduciaries to act prudently and loyally when making decisions about a plan.

Abigail Smith

Federal Court strikes price calculation provision of amendments to Patented Medicines Regulations

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court recently issued its decision on an application for judicial review of the Regulations Amending the Patented Medicines Regulations (Additional Factors and Information Reporting Requirements).

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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