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How UK employers can deal with special circumstances of Covid-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). As the virus continues to spread extensively, it poses significant challenge to businesses and raises various points of employment law for employers.

COVID-19 and investment protection

As the world grapples with COVID-19, we are seeing some of the most unprecedented State measures of our time. Measures causing severe financial damage to many businesses and industries. Where does that leave foreign investors? Will they be able to claim compensation?

Cayman Islands Employment Update

The first ever electronic meeting of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly on 23 April 2020 considered a number of pieces of legislation, largely in response to the COVID-19 emergency, that are likely to be of interest to local employers and employees. This note is intended to provide a brief overview of the key changes: some […]

Corona Crisis: Amendment of the obligation to file for insolvency in CEE

With the fourth law on COVID-19, the Austrian legislator has suspended the obligation of an overindebted debtor to file for insolvency until 30 June 2020, irrespective of the cause of the over-indebtedness. Some other countries in the CEE region have also adopted measures to combat the consequences of COVID-19 as detailed in the following overview…

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Allen & Overy partners and associates set to discuss compliance during webcast

An experienced panel of government enforcement experts — including Jeffrey Lehtman, Kurt Wolfe and Sarah Cox from Allen & Overy — will discuss how multinational organisations in all industries can ensure they have developed and implemented robust compliance programmes during a live webcast set to be held on 18 June 2013 at 13:00 (Eastern). In a recent […]

African intellectual property

In an article published on 2 May 2013 in the Gulf News, Mr Hamad Buamim, the director-general of Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry was quoted as saying during the Africa Global Business Forum 2013 that: ’Over the past decade, Dubai’s non-oil trade with Africa increased by 700 per cent from Dh10.6bn in 2002 to […]

Asia: Corporate Newsletter — June 2013

DLA Piper has released its Asia: Corporate Newsletter for June 2013… If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the DLA Piper briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.

Private client and trusts

Ogier’s worldwide, independent, specialist team of lawyers caters specifically for the needs of trustees, fiduciaries, settlors, beneficiaries and family offices. Whether the wealth structure has been established for succession, asset protection, tax efficiency, family governance or confidentiality, our team of lawyers works together across all the major offshore jurisdictions to deliver a discreet and professional […]

Government launches savings code of conduct for operational PPP/PFI contracts

As part of its Operational Savings programme, which has saved approximately £1.5bn in savings since its launch in 2011, the government has launched its new code of conduct on how public and private bodies will work together to make savings on operational public infrastructure projects. The voluntary code sets out a series of commitments from […]

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