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Asters | June 2022

The military aggression of Russia and its satellites against Ukraine is not only a personal tragedy of Ukrainians and a threat to the existence of Ukrainian statehood. It also has an economic dimension in the form of huge material losses suffered by both Ukraine in general and each citizen in particular ...

Asters | June 2022

Military action has made adjustments to the activities of the vast majority of companies in Ukraine. Unfortunately, for many employers, the issue of revising the terms of remuneration of staff in the direction of reduction has become relevant. The Law of Ukraine “On the Organization of Labor Relations in Martial Law”  (the Law), which entered into force on March 24, reminded of the restriction of the constitutional right to work for the period of martial law ...

Asters | June 2022

What is important to consider? Many Ukrainian citizens are forced to stay abroad due to a full-scale Russian invasion. Some were there before the war and could not return, others had to leave Ukraine after February 24. It is clear that something is very difficult to predict at the moment and it can happen that, depending on your circumstances, your stay abroad can be long ...

Asters | June 2022

On June 21, the President  signed a  law ratifying the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (hereinafter referred to as the Convention). The day before, the law was passed by the Verkhovna Rada, 259 people's deputies voted for ratification, and only eight opposed it ...

Shoosmiths LLP | June 2022

In a recent case, a unilateral termination clause in the relevant contract had no bearing on whether termination via agreement between the parties was available, and the court held that novation of the contract by the conduct of the parties was valid ...

Shearn Delamore & Co. | June 2022

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, The High Court ruled that it has no jurisdiction to injunct an application to recognize and enforcean arbitral award on the basis that there are no sums due and owing under the arbitral award. Danieli Co., Ltd filed an application to recognize and enforce a foreign arbitral award ...

Wardynski & Partners | July 2022

Our brief guide explains which sanctions should be applied by entities operating in Poland, how to set up a sanctions compliance system, and what effects sanctions may have on trade agreements. The guide has been prepared by Łukasz Lasek, Anna Olejniczak-Michalska, Stanisław Drozd, Stefan Feliniak i Joanna Krakowiak ...

Wardynski & Partners | July 2022

Persons using medical services in Poland are subject to special legal protection. Regardless of their nationality, all patients have the same rights. Our guide explains the key patient rights and legal solutions concerning citizens of Ukraine. A guide prepared by Małgorzata Sokołowska and Natalia Falęcka-Tyszka from the firm’s Healthcare practicehttps://wardynski.com.pl/upload/2022/04/realizacja-swiadczen-opieki-zdrowotnej_en ...

Carey Olsen | July 2022

In the meantime, many individuals and families with significant wealth have seen their fortunes grow considerably despite these crises. In this environment, misassumptions may readily run rife ...

Wardynski & Partners | July 2022

With creditors in mind, we have launched anew special-interest service on our website,Creditor Protection, devoted entirely to what creditors can dowhen debtors unlawfully evade payment of their debts or performance of other obligations. The longer you keep someone else’s money, the more you consider it yours, the harder it is to part with it, and the more you hate the person you have to repay it to. Unfortunately, this aphorism perfectly reflects the situation in Poland ...

On 1 June 2022 standstill agreements were made permissible in Scotland by s13 of the Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018 (“the 2018 Act”). Our earlier article on the key changes of the 2018 can be found here. The new legislation allows for parties to enter into a contractual agreement to extend the prescriptive period by one year. This is a welcome change, as previously extending the prescriptive period was prohibited ...

Wardynski & Partners | July 2022

  27.06.2022 In the newest episode of News from Poland—Business & Law, Jakub Barański from Wardyński & Partners’ Dispute Resolution & Arbitration practice discusses arbitration as a solution to the rising number of IT-related disputes. Konrad GrotowskiNote, the link will open in a new window, host of the programme, talks about the situation in Poland for retail, real estate development, and transit of goods from Ukraine ...

ALRUD Law Firm | July 2022

On 7 July, experts from leading firms in law, communications and government relations respectively across Russia, ALRUD, EM and KESAREV held a webinar on 'Managing Legal, Communications and GR Risks for International Business in Russia in 2022'. The speakers were: German Zakharov, ALRUD Partner, Evgeny Roshkov, KESAREV Partner, and Denis Denisov, EM Partner ...

Carey Olsen | July 2022

NotPetya Cyber-attack In June 2017, data-destroying malware called NotPetya, which has since been attributed to Russia’s military intelligence agency, infected hundreds of organizations in dozens of countries causing an estimated $10 billion in losses ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | July 2022

From the legislator, it is relevant to draw attention to the new rules on remote court sessions and remote examination. The rules are based on the principle that court proceedings in Norway shall take place in a meeting where the participants are physically present. However, the preparatory works maintains that it’s time to make these regulations more flexible, to ensure appropriate, modern and efficient court proceedings ...

Han Kun Law Offices | July 2022

China’s sports arbitration system was previously set out in Article 32 of the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Physical Culture and Sports (the “Sports Law”, as amended in 2016); however, it was never put into practice because the term was too principled in nature ...

ALRUD Law Firm | July 2022

Please be informed that new laws, introducing major reform of Russian data protection and information regulation, have been passed by the Russian parliament and signed by the President of the Russian Federation, in July 2022. The reform covers: • Significant changes to the Federal Law No ...

ALTIUS/Tiberghien | July 2022

Even though Belgium is lagging behind when it comes to enacting specific legislation, companies doing business in Belgium should be aware of the risk of being held accountable for human rights violations or environmental pollution up or down their value chain. Human rights violations are a ‘hot’ topic and businesses are confronted with ethical challenges in this respect ...

Hanson Bridgett LLP | July 2022

A recent case provides a new approach to analysis of the enforceability of co-tenancy clauses in shopping center leases. In JJD-HOV Elk Grove, LLC v. Jo-Ann Stores, LLC (June 28, 2022, No. C094190) __ Cal.Rptr.3d __ [2022 WL 2313437] ("JJD"), the Third District Court of Appeal declined to apply penalty analysis under Civil Code §1671 to a co-tenancy clause, as the Fifth District had done in Grand Prospect Partners, L.P. v. Ross Dress for Less, Inc. (2015) 232 Cal.App ...

ALRUD Law Firm | August 2022

In light of the sanctions imposed, ALRUD experts have prepared an Overview of Russian Counter-Sanctions measures that have been taken in response to the actions of unfriendly countries since 24 February 2022. The overview focuses on: Russian counter-sanctions measures Liability Prospects for foreign business Recent trends in litigation and arbitration Assumptions and limitations The review is updated on an ongoing basis. Follow the link to learn more ...

ALRUD Law Firm | August 2022

Daniil Lozovsky, Senior Attorney of the Competition/Antitrust Practice, and Grigory Viktorov, Junior Attorney of Competition/Antitrust Practice prepared an article “The new foreign direct investments regime in Russia” in Mergers & Acquisitions Expert Guide 2022 published by the Corporate LiveWire magazine. The article is aimed at informing the readers on the new FDI regime, the corresponding legal basis and the related matters ...

Asters | August 2022

During the period of martial law, the labor legislation was significantly changed twice ...

Asters | August 2022

On June 21, 2022, the government adopted Resolution No. 702 , which regulates the procedure for receiving partial unemployment benefits. From now on , self-employed persons and employees who have lost part of their income can count on assistance from the state. However, it should be noted that it is not the employee, but the employer who should seek help ...

Carey Olsen | August 2022

The decision will be relevant for parties seeking to bring claims in the BVI courts where there are competing jurisdictions and systems of law at play. Funders and ATE insurers will also find the decision of interest where they are considering the merits of funding cross-border claims involving BVI defendants. A copy of the judgment is available here.  Background WWRT had commenced proceedings in the BVI against Carosan, a BVI company, and BK, a Ukrainian businessman ...

Kudun and Partners | September 2022

There are often many reasons cited as to why international arbitration should be the preferred method of dispute resolution for parties: it can be quicker, cheaper, the process is private, the award is final and the parties have more autonomy over the process. Whilst some of these factors are debatable (especially in highly complex commercial cases), the fact that parties to an arbitration can have more autonomy than in traditional court litigation is usually less controversial ...

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