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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..

Anat Shavit

Taxation of real estate investments in Israel

Real Estate - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The taxation of real estate investments is complex and depends on various factors, including the property owner's status (ie, individual or corporation), the nature of the asset (eg, residential property, commercial property or land) and the purpose of the investment (eg, producing rental income or entrepreneurial profit).

Urszula Wojtyra

First decision under amended PMNOC Regulations: Federal Court finds Amgen's filgrastim patent obvious

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court recently issued the first decision under the amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Suspension of judicial terms due to COVID-19 extended

Litigation - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Under Decision 2480 on the Extension of the Suspension of Terms for the Prevention of Losses of Judicial Rights, the suspension of terms stipulated in Law 7226, which aimed to prevent any loss of rights in regard to trials due to the measures taken to combat the COVID-19 outbreak, has been extended.

Maurus Winzap

Tax treatment of debt waivers and other debt-to-equity swaps

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

In economic life, debt waivers involving associated companies take on central significance in the context of a restructuring.

James Bergstrom

Essential considerations for Cayman funds in challenging times

Capital Markets - Cayman Islands
Ogier

To help Cayman hedge funds navigate the myriad issues brought about by COVID-19, this article offers a high-level checklist for fund directors and investment managers to consider.

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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