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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.

Phillipe De Wulf

No retroactive suspension of notice period due to COVID-19 temporary unemployment

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

Until now, there has been no suspension of the notice period served on employees who have been made temporarily unemployed under the specific 'COVID-19 regime'.

Stephen P Kranz

California bill would make taxpayer information available to public

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A concerning bill is pending in the California Senate which would require the California state controller's office to make taxpayer information publicly available.

Julia King

IPEC considers trademark infringement and passing off in pet food dispute

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

A recent Intellectual Property Enterprise Court decision is a useful reminder that a finding of trademark infringement is more likely where the mark has been used extensively and has an enhanced level of distinctiveness in the United Kingdom.

Mădălina Neagu

Streamlining procedure for declaring beneficial owners

Corporate & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

Pursuant to a recently issued draft bill, the legal framework regarding companies' obligation to submit a statement about their beneficial owners could be simplified.

Charles M Oellermann

Use of cash collateral to pay prepetition debt not prohibited by Jevic

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

The ability of a bankruptcy trustee or a Chapter 11 debtor in possession to use cash collateral during the course of a bankruptcy case may be vital to the debtor's prospects for a successful reorganisation.

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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