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Declan Groarke

Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme introduced

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The government has introduced the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme to incentivise employers to retain employees on the payroll where possible (replacing the emergency COVID-19 Employer Refund Scheme).

Catherine Drew

COVID-19 crisis: clinical trials and cross-border collaboration

Healthcare & Life Sciences - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

The current circumstances are unsettling for many reasons, not least because there is still no approved vaccination or treatment for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Victoria Grogan

Rise of will disputes in Jersey

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Recent research highlights the increasing likelihood of people being willing to dispute a will and go to court if they are unhappy with the division of their relative's estate, and this is definitely an increasing area of work in Jersey.

Sara Andersson

Supreme Court clarifies that relevant contractual provisions can supersede Environmental Code

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

The Supreme Court recently clarified that Chapter 32 of the Environmental Code can be applied between contracting parties and that it is possible to derogate from those provisions and even exclude their application through contractual provisions.

Neslihan Tuna Saracgil

Communique on banking fees and commissions published

Banking - Turkey
Selvi & Ertekin

The Communique on Procedures and Principles Regarding Fees to be Collected from Commercial Customers by Banks was published on 10 February 2020.

Rebecca Liebowitz

Updated trademark rules: electronic filing, applicant email and specimens

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has enacted a series of rule changes that will have a significant impact on trademark filers.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / 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