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    11/06/2024
    Brazil, UK

    Current floods in the south of Brazil: a quick overview of the largest natural catastrophe in the country’s history and its implications for the insurance and reinsurance markets

    Torrential rain in the very south of Brazil since the end of April 2024 has caused massive flooding across hundreds of cities in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.  In terms of affected area and economic losses, whilst the latter amount cannot yet be calculated, the floods in the State of Rio Grande do Sul are already the most catastrophic event to ever occur in Brazil. This tragic event is putting societal resilience to the test and shall intensify the debate over how to manage risks of catastrophic incidents, including through private and public insurances.Experience of previous large losses...
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    29/04/2024
    International

    On your radar | Key employment issues to be aware of internationally

    We are delighted to share with you our latest and largest edition of On Your Radar, with contributions from 35 countries. As ever, you will find employment law updates covering a diverse range of topical developments, for example:Several countries report changes to their rules on hiring foreign workers – Hungary, Serbia and Romania.Belgium explains that companies with over 50 employees must appoint a person of trust who plays an important role in protecting employees against psychosocial risks in the workplace including sexual harassment. At a time when employers are looking for ways...
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    29/09/2023
    International

    EP Case Law in Brief: Erroneous Disclosures

    “Mistakes in a document do not in themselves constitute prior art such as to prevent the grant of a patent.”So begins section I.C. 4.9 of the Case Law of the Boards of Appeal. This statement, and the accompanying case law, provides for the possibility of a ‘get out of jail free card’ for novelty objections in certain circumstances.An invention is "considered to be new if it does not form part of the state of the art". The "state of the art" is defined as "everything made available to the public by means of a written or oral description, by use, or in any other way, before...
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    19/09/2023
    International

    Trading of crypto-assets in detail

    The Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCAR) sets down a harmonised regulatory framework for service providers known as crypto-asset service providers (CASPs), which carry out activities with crypto-assets that fall within the regulation's scope. The following article describes the MiCAR requirements applicable to persons providing services related to crypto-asset trading.DefinitionMiCAR introduces enhanced legal requirements that will apply to service providers carrying out professional activities related to trading crypto-assets. The crypto-assets trading activities that MiCAR identifies as...
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    11/09/2023
    International

    CMS Annual Review of English Construction Law Developments: An International Perspective

    We are pleased to announce the publication of the 2023 edition of our internationally focused Annual Review of English Construction Law Developments. Now in its thirteenth year, the Annual Review summarises key developments in English construction law over the previous calendar year including developments in related common law jurisdictions. The publication has been prepared with our international clients in mind and aims to provide a greater degree of background and analysis than our regular Law-Now alert service.This year’s edition contains a strong focus on the FIDIC form, with new amendments,...
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    05/09/2023
    International

    Deep sea mining: navigating in murky waters

    On 9 July 2023, the latest deadline for finalising the draft exploitation regulations for deep sea mining in international waters expired without agreement.1 This deadline resulted from a letter from the pacific state of Nauru in 2021 stating an intention to apply for approval of a ‘plan of work’ for exploitation of deep sea minerals. The letter triggered a sub-clause within the Agreement relating to the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982, (“the 1994 Implementing Agreement”) which gave the International...
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