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Patricia Yeung

Statutory maternity leave to be extended to 14 weeks

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

The recently passed Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019 will introduce changes to the Employment Ordinance (Cap 57) which are expected to come into force by the end of 2020.

Daniel Davies

Canadian courts show trend of awarding higher costs in IP litigation

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Canada's evolving costs regime in the IP litigation context raises important considerations for litigants.

Christopher Gotz

Data protection and IT security requirements for digital health app under Social Security Code

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

The legislature recently acknowledged that digital innovation plays an important role in the health sector.

Richard Schmidt

Can judges control excessive terms in lease agreements?

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

Can parties stipulate in a commercial lease that a user charge amounting to three times the monthly rent will apply if the lessee fails to vacate the leased premises? Further, can a judge qualify such an excessive fee as a penalty which the court can reduce? This article analyses a recent Supreme Court decision in order to address these questions..

Raulin Amy

Private equity – acquisition structures

Corporate Finance/M&A - Jersey
Ogier

Complex tax, accounting and employment matters are among those which drive the choice of acquisition structure for private equity-funded transactions.

Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza

Impact of new security interest regime on aircraft finance

Aviation - Peru
Kennedys Law LLP

In 2018 the Security Interest Law was replaced by Legislative Decree 1400, which approved the security interest regime but is not yet in force.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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