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Charlotte Holden

COVID-19: DIFC emergency employment law introduced

Employment & Immigration - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

Employers have been given scope to restructure contracts with their employees to adapt to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic under a temporary new emergency law introduced in the Dubai International Financial Centre.

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.

Pedro Cortés

New minimum wage regime

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Amid the global COVID-19 crisis, the Legislative Assembly has approved Law 5/2020 on workers' minimum wage, which aims to protect workers and avoid overly low salaries.

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.

Damian Evans

COVID-19: restructuring and corporate recovery measures

Insolvency & Restructuring - Jersey
Ogier

Most employees in the Jersey financial services industry are working from home and there has been no interruption to business continuity for the sector due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Jürg Schneider

Latest MELANI report – most important cyber incidents in second half of 2019

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance recently published its latest semi-annual report regarding the most important cyber incidents and cyber risks of the second half of 2019 in Switzerland and abroad.

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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