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Radhika Gaggar

Fortifying a will: safeguards to ensure validity

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

The validation and interpretation of a will is rather unique with respect to the significance of the surrounding circumstances and the identity and status of the parties involved.

Brian S Cousin

COVID-19 safety plans: what employers need to know

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

COVID-19 safety plans are a way for employers to demonstrate to their employees, the public (for public-facing businesses) and, in certain cases, state governments that they have considered the risks associated with COVID-19 in their respective workplaces and have developed a response to these concerns.

David Daura

Supreme Court dismisses cassation appeal against conviction of counterfeit adidas shoe importer

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In February 2020 the Supreme Court dismissed a cassation appeal against a judgment from the High Court of the Valencian Community confirming the first-instance judgment issued in 2019 by the Provincial Court of Valencia condemning the defendants for an 18-month prison sentence and for the payment of a fine, the transport and destruction costs, as well as the legal costs (including the private prosecutor's costs) for the import of counterfeit shoes for commercial purposes that infringed adidas's brands and designs..

Maciej Durbas

Ready, set, off: Warsaw Court of Appeals confirms tribunal's jurisdiction over set-off claims

Arbitration & ADR - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The issue of an arbitral tribunal's jurisdiction over set-off claims that are not covered by an arbitration agreement is controversial, with the rules differing from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

Josée Weydert

New act on professional payment guarantees

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg S.à r.l.

The law of 10 July 2020 on professional payment guarantees, which aims to create greater freedom of contract while ensuring legal certainty in the provision of personal guarantees governed by Luxembourg law, recently entered into force.

Mathieu Laurent

Unforeseeability theory developments in aftermath of COVID-19 crisis

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

To counterbalance the negative economic impact that the COVID-19 lockdown measures have triggered, Luxembourg has introduced several regulatory and legislative measures to limit or at least mitigate the financial difficulties that many businesses may face in order to avoid bankruptcy.

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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