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Christopher Jones

Secured lending in Guernsey

Corporate Finance/M&A - Guernsey
Ogier

Guernsey entities continue to be popular in asset-holding structures and, accordingly, lenders are regularly asked to put in place financing arrangements involving Guernsey entities.

Eva Škufca

Court slashes Agrokor's gun-jumping fine to €1 million

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

A Ljubljana court recently slashed the fine imposed by the Competition Protection Agency (CPA) on Croatian food company Agrokor from €53.9 million to €1 million.

Wenting Liu

Authorities to impose stricter penalties for IP infringements

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Supreme People's Court recently released the Opinions on Tightening Sanctions on Intellectual Property Infringement (for Consultation) for public opinion until 31 July 2020.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office publishes COVID-19 minimum income policy for family visa route applicants

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office recently updated its policy guidance to confirm a surprisingly limited concession to the usual minimum income requirements that most applicants for partner and child visas must meet.

Øyvind Axe

Shipyards' right of retention for non-payment

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

Under the Maritime Code, a shipyard which constructs or repairs a ship may retain physical possession of that ship until it has been paid by the relevant shipowner.

Celia Jenkins

Health insurance cover for mental illnesses

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

Owing to rising concerns around mental healthcare in India and the legislative push to recognise the crucial role that medical insurance plays in the treatment of mental disorders globally, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has introduced certain measures for the insurance sector aimed at including the treatment of mental illness in the coverage offered under insurance policies.

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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, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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