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Colin Leckey

Home and away – when working from home means working abroad

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

COVID-19 is causing many employees to ask if they can work from home for an extended period overseas (eg, because it is their home nation or because their family is based there).

Tuğçe Güven

Seizure of goods before liquidation directorate: an effective way to combat counterfeiting activities

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

Although customs recordals are one of the most efficient ways to combat counterfeiting activities in Turkey, if goods are smuggled and suspended by customs officers or the police ex officio under the Anti-smuggling Law, IP rights holders cannot act against any suspected counterfeiting activities.

Jonathan Hughes

COVID-19: government financial support for businesses

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

This article outlines the financial support available to businesses in Jersey that have been adversely affected by measures introduced to manage the spread of COVID-19.

Ziad Obeid

Landmark decisions in banking sector amid ongoing COVID-19 and economic crisis

Litigation - Lebanon
Obeid Law Firm

Despite the lockdown and its impact on court activities, decisions have been handed down by judges of summary proceedings in an attempt to restore the rule of law in response to the de facto capital controls imposed by local banks.

Masaki Konishi

Recent amendments to Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act

Banking & Financial Services - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In light of the global trend to further regulate foreign direct investments from a national security viewpoint, the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act of Japan (FEFTA) and regulations thereunder were recently subject to amendments which drew particular attention from Japanese stock market participants concerned about the potential negative impact thereof.

Samuel Yang

Cyberspace Administration of China launches 2020 clean up the Internet campaign

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

To further regulate the dissemination of information online and protect the public interest, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) recently launched a nationwide clean up the Internet campaign lasting for eight months from May 2020.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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