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Gillian O'Regan

Hidden owners, ostensible authority and Duomatic principle

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

According to a recent Privy Council decision, the Duomatic principle can apply to ostensible authority as well as actual authority.

Ajay Bhargava

Costs regime under Arbitration and Conciliation Act

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

Arbitration evolved as an expeditious, cost-effective, simple and fair alternative to litigation.

María Fernanda Pariente Coutiño

New criteria for vulnerable individuals to return to work amid COVID-19 pandemic

Employment & Immigration - Mexico
Creel, Garcia-Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez, SC

Mexico has recently issued a wide range of regulations to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and protect public health.

Steffen Maelicke

Yacht hull insurance: coverage if insured was unaware that yacht was unfit to sail

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In 2019 the Flensburg court considered damage to a sailing yacht which had occurred during a sailing regatta (ie, a series of boat races) in 2010.

Peggy Sharon

Lack of safety measures does not repudiate coverage as long as insurer has collected premium

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

A recent case dealt with the question of whether an insured is entitled to insurance benefits for the loss of their car by theft when it lacked the security measures required by the insurer.

Carmen Verdonck

BCA updates its fining guidelines following entry into force of abuse of economic dependence concept

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
ALTIUS

After some last-minute delays, the Royal Decree of 31 July 2020 introduced the concept of abuse of economic dependence in Belgium.

OnDemand

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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