International Law Office

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Samuel Yang

Special governance of illegal collection of personal information by COVID-19-prevention and control apps

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

The Tianjin Cyberspace Administration recently issued a circular which requires the operators of apps (including mini-programs and website tools) for the prevention and control of COVID-19 to fulfil personal information obligations in accordance with the law,provide relevant information on personal information protection online and carry out security-based self-assessments and rectification processes, where required..

Lucy Lewis

Furlough scheme extended until end of October 2020

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended by a further four months until 31 October 2020.

Esther Gómez García

Copyright protection of fashion designs in Spain after Cofemel

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In light of the European Court of Justice's (ECJ's) decision in Cofemel, copyright protection for fashion designs is now more feasible in Spain.

Kay C Georgi

Government hurls another export control grenade at Huawei

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Department of Commerce and the Bureau of Industry and Security recently revised an arcane export control rule that imposes US export controls on foreign-origin products that are a direct product of certain US technologies.

Chris Browne

First judicial consideration of COVID-19 decisions

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The High Court recently issued a decision on a judicial review application which challenged the lawfulness of exemption decisions made pursuant to an order under the Health Act and sought urgent interim relief.

John Lane

Corporate risk when officers or employees have criminal convictions

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Companies in Japan that operate in sectors which require permits or licences (eg, the aviation, banking, pharmaceutical, construction, outsourcing and waste disposal sectors) risk having their licences revoked if their officers or certain employees receive a criminal conviction.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, 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