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Brenda A Rogel Salgado

First adjustments to New General Law for Sustainable Forest Development

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In 2018 the New General Law for Sustainable Forest Development entered into force, introducing new legal definitions with regard to the forestry regulatory framework.

Jeremiah Ch’ng

COVID-19: legal position of migrant workers in Malaysian construction sector

Employment & Immigration - Malaysia
SKRINE

This article sets out the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the legal position of migrant workers in Malaysia, particularly in the construction sector, including the risk of deportation of undocumented workers and the current local stigma.

Szymon Gogulski

New approach to trade secret infringement by former employees

Intellectual Property - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

A recent Supreme Court judgment explains the scope and methods of protection by entrepreneurs against the unauthorised disclosure of trade secrets by former employees.

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.

Rachel Welford

DOT issues new guidance regarding airlines' obligation to provide passenger refunds

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

Passengers who no longer wish to travel due to COVID-19 concerns or who have had their flights cancelled are demanding refunds from airlines.

Rajat Jariwal

Anti-arbitration injunctions: use and controversy

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

While anti-suit injunctions are typical court-ordered injunction orders which restrain the parties from initiating or continuing legal action in foreign courts, anti-arbitration injunctions are specific orders which prohibit parties from initiating or continuing arbitration proceedings.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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