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  1. Legal news
    06 February 2017
    1MDB saga: the call for anti-money laundering regulations
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2017/hong-kong/1mdb-saga-the-call-for-anti-money-laundering-regulations

    1Malaysia Development Berhad ("1MDB") is an investment fund set up by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, in 2009, with the intention of bringing foreign investments into Malaysia.

  2. Legal news
    26 June 2018
    Rare refusal by Mainland China Court to enforce HKIAC Arbitration Award
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/hong-kong/rare-refusal-by-mainland-china-court-to-enforce-hkiac-arbitration-award

    A recent judgment from the Beijing Fourth Intermediate People's Court ("Beijing Court") refused to recognise and enforce a foreign arbitral award issued in Hong Kong on the basis that the award dealt with a difference ...

  3. Legal news
    25 February 2016
    UK: Employment case update on British Gas Trading v Lock, Butterworth v The Police and Crime Commissioners Office for Greater Manchester & Ors and more
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2016/uk/bird-bird-case-update-on-british-gas-trading-v-lock-butterworth-v-the-police

    This article includes updates and commentary on British Gas Trading v Lock, Butterworth v The Police and Crime Commissioners Office for Greater Manchester & Ors, and more recent UK employment cases.

  4. Legal news
    27 April 2020
    Huawei v ZTE Five Years After—Luxembourg Locuta Causa Finita?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/huawei-v-zte-five-years-after-luxembourg-locuta-causa-finita

    Very few judgements from the EU level have reshaped daily court practice like Huawei vs. ZTE1 did for standard-essential patent (‘SEP’) litigation2. Five years after, the national courts have had ample opportunity to ...

  5. Legal news
    14 December 2020
    UK: Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020: temporary COVID-19 measures further extended
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/uk-corporate-insolvency-and-governance-act-2020

    The Government announced on 9 December 2020 that it intends to extend the restrictions imposed by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA) on statutory demands and winding up petitions for a second time, ...

  6. Legal news
    06 October 2020
    UK: Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020: temporary COVID-19 measures extended
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/corporate-insolvency-and-governance-act-2020-temporary-covid-19-measures-extended

    The UK Government announced on 24 September 2020 that some of the temporary COVID-19 measures within the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA) will be extended. We take a look at the measures that have ...

  7. Legal news
    19 March 2020
    Force majeure, and beyond: Other contractual and related issues on COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/force-majeure-and-beyond-other-contractual-and-related-issues-on-covid-19

    Much of the recent commentary has focused on whether COVID-19 is a force majeure event which would entitle one party to suspend performance or cancel an existing contract but in this briefing we take a holistic approach ...

  8. Legal news
    03 July 2020
    UK: Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 – An overview of the main changes and how companies can use the reforms to their best advantage
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/corporate-insolvency-and-governance-act-2020

    The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the "Act") represents big changes to the current insolvency legislative framework and potentially to companies who may be affected by an insolvency within their supply ...

  9. Legal news
    15 December 2020
    A new EU Directive signals the start of collective actions on behalf of the EU consumer
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/a-new-eu-directive-signals-the-start-of-collective-actions-on-behalf-of-the-eu-consumer

    The EU has just passed a new Directive which aims to harmonise collective redress mechanisms for consumers across all Member States. This is a watershed moment for European class actions. We examine how the Directive ...