International Law Office

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Donna M Parisi

COVID-19: derivatives implications

Derivatives - International
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has implications for derivatives contracts.

Carlos P Martins

Government restricts travel to Canada by foreign nationals

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

The minister of transport recently issued an interim order regarding the denial of boarding to foreign nationals on international flights to Canada and a health check that air operators flying to Canada must conduct prior to boarding.

David Smyth

Litigation in the time of coronavirus (brief update)

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The 'general adjourned period' (GAP) during which the courts in Hong Kong have been closed, save for urgent and essential court business, has been extended to 13 April 2020.

Marc Rodrigue

COVID-19 and workplace government updates: cross-Canada review

Employment & Immigration - Canada
Fasken

Governments across Canada have recently made multiple announcements regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Alexander Vogel

Restructuring exemption in Swiss takeover law

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Under Swiss takeover law, the duty to launch a takeover offer is triggered when an acquirer of shares, whether acting directly, indirectly or in concert with third parties, acquires equity securities and thereby, in addition to the equity securities already owned, exceeds the threshold of 33.3% of the voting rights of a listed company.

Francisco Venetucci

Transport restrictions introduced due to coronavirus outbreak

Shipping & Transport - Argentina
Venetucci & Asociados

Further to a National Cabinet meeting on 16 March 2020, a new regulation was introduced which prohibits entry into Argentina by sea, air or land for 15 calendar days by non-resident foreign nationals; this timeframe may be extended or lifted by the government as deemed appropriate.

OnDemand

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom