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Charles Kimmins QC and Patrick Dunn-Walsh take a look at various types of insurance policy that might be engaged by the pandemic, and some of the issues that may arise in relation to each.

Debarring order in £16m fraud claim

Although to debar a party from participating in litigation is a draconian sanction, Zacaroli J confirmed in a judgment handed down yesterday that it is nevertheless the “default” response to a party’s failure to pay an interim costs order.

Placing choice of law under lockdown: Covid-19 measures and overriding mandatory provisions

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted many states, in Europe and beyond, to pass new laws specifically aimed at safeguarding crucial interests. Some of these involve intervention in contractual relations. What attitude are the courts likely to take to the doctrine of overriding mandatory provisions in this scenario? Gordon Nardell QC and Angharad Parry look at the position under the Rome I Regulation.

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In this feature article, Mark Oliphant of The International Stock Exchange Group goes from Brexit and through COVID-19 to explore the impact so far on, and the prospects for the future of, green finance and the wider sustainable investing market.

Virtual roundtable: In a period of unknown, how can we make a difference?

Following the success of our first Virtual Roundtable, we are pleased to announce details of the next session. The expert panel will continue their discussion around current priority pain points, challenges and opportunities. They will share more insights into the shifting workplace culture, and how they are adapting to new ways of working during the […]

Covid-19 – charity AGM restrictions in the Isle of Man

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions place unprecedented difficulties on Isle of Man registered charities holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM). Due to the recent implementation of measures regarding social distancing, isolation and restrictions on travel and movement, the logistics of a charity holding an AGM in the usual manner is not possible. The Isle of Man Attorney General has issued some guidance to assist Manx charities over the coming months.


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