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In the wake of the COVID-19 (“COVID”) pandemic, a common question that arises is whether commercial leases are enforceable when COVID and subsequent government responses defeat the purpose of the lease or make it impossible to enforce. There is no single answer, as the answer will depend on the underlying facts, but the absence of …

In the airline industry, near misses are taken very seriously. They trigger root cause investigations. They can lead to changes in procedures, suspensions of pilots, immobilization of aircraft on the ground and heavy penalties. These common sense interventions can lead to inconvenience and loss of income, but they prevent accidents and save lives.. But that’s …

The “unity” or “change” Israeli government that will perhaps be confirmed by the Knesset next week is the strangest doohickey ever conceived in a democracy. The coalition agreement between nine radically different parties reminds me of a commercial contract where the partners share the assets in a situation of zero trust. Signed documents are not …

Workers are expected to come back in force in the coming months as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted across Arizona, and many employers are configuring exactly how to get everyone back to the office – or not. One of Arizona’s leading real estate attorneys, Jay Kramer of Fennemore craig, spoke to Chamber Business News about what …

Indonesia made headlines last week when it unveiled plans to phase out anthrax and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060, a move that surprised energy experts watching with deep concern the country’s rapid expansion of fossil fuels in recent years. The Director General of the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources mentionned On Thursday, the …

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United States: Material price spikes impacting construction projects nationwide To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. The United States faces dramatic escalation in costs and material price pressures, both locally and internationally. Prices for lumber, brick, steel and aluminum have skyrocketed, and the costs of cement and rebar may also rise. Higher …

Trip May 31, 2021 1:30 a.m.3 minutes to read Known risk: the coronavirus has started to be covered by some insurers, despite the ongoing pandemic. Photo / Can Yilmaz, Unsplash As Covid restrictions make travel easier, travel insurers are rewriting their policies to accommodate a scenario where we return to travel with cases of the …

After more than a year of restrictions on international travel, more and more European countries are reopening their doors to American tourists and other non-essential travelers. Spain is the latest country to reopen its doors to leisure travel, as Spanish government officials announced last week that the country would open to vaccinated travelers from June …

All other U.S. travelers will be required to complete a 10-day quarantine followed by another negative COVID test. For return travel to the United States, all travelers will again be required to provide negative COVID-19 test results within three days of entering the country. Regarding specifically wedding attendance, according to the most recent protocols of …