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Colin Leckey

Back to work – advice on working from home set to change from 1 August 2020

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The official guidance remains that employees should work from home if they can, but the prime minister recently announced that this will change on 1 August 2020.

Alexis Erotocritou

Insolvency and restructuring from a COVID-19 perspective

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the government introduced a series of humanitarian and financial measures, with the latter covering insolvency and restructuring matters.

Alexander Vida

Hungarian authorities deem device mark SPIRIT to be misleading

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently issued ex officio a provisional refusal to register the international device mark SPIRIT in Hungary, holding that it was misleading because the word 'spirit' means alcohol, whereas the goods in Class 32 include mineral water, beer and soft drinks, which are not hard liquors.

Emily Haithwaite

Migration of foreign limited partnerships into Jersey

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

New regulations permit foreign limited partnerships to migrate (ie, continue) into Jersey using the statutory migration process set out in the Limited Partnerships (Continuance) (Jersey) Regulations.

Ricardo Rozas

Complementary resolutions to cargo delivery procedures issued

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

Customs recently issued three complementary resolutions to its cargo delivery procedures.

Munir Hassan

Future of offshore networks – government announces review

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng recently announced a review into the existing offshore transmission regime to address the barriers that the current single radial connection approach presents to the further significant deployment of offshore wind.

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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