International Law Office

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David Berman

Conduct and culture update from FCA

Banking & Financial Services - United Kingdom
Latham & Watkins LLP

In 2019 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) hosted conduct roundtables with 18 wholesale banks termed the 'engine room'.

Warren Gordon

Government consults on proposals to require provision and publication of data on contractual controls of land

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The government considers that better data on land ownership and control is required to achieve its vision for the planning system, improve the development process and increase the public's understanding of who exercises control over land.

Karina Plain

Security for costs not ordered despite looming economic downturn caused by COVID-19

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Evidence of the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the claimant's financial position was not enough to show an inability to pay adverse costs in a recent application for security for costs in the High Court.

Beatrijs Gielen

BCA and civil courts rule on interim measure requests in football industry

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
ALTIUS

As in many other European countries, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the Pro League – the Belgian professional football league – to set up an alternative arrangement for the end of the disrupted 2019-2020 football season.

Federico Hernández Arroyo

New digital services tax introduced

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

Mexico recently introduced a new digital services tax.

Sandhya Saravanan

No holidays for the sick: functions and powers of aviation regulators during COVID-19 pandemic

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and in a move to boost economic activity through medical tourism in Malaysia, the government has announced that it will partially reopen Malaysia's borders to medical tourists from designated green zone countries (eg, Brunei, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand), allowing them to fly in via commercial or chartered flights..

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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