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Audrey Whyte

Increase in parental leave entitlements

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

On 1 September 2020 unpaid parental leave entitlement in Ireland was increased from 22 weeks to 26 weeks.

Hans Eriksson

Joint handling of patent infringement claims and contractual claims in Swedish IP courts

Intellectual Property - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

In the Swedish legal system, the specialist IP courts handle patent infringement claims, while the general courts handle contractual claims.

Teresa Polino

CBP extends transition period for companies to comply with new Hong Kong marking requirements

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

US Customs and Border Protection recently issued new guidance providing an additional 45-day transition period for compliance with new marking requirements for goods produced in Hong Kong that are imported into the United States.

Jennifer L Key

FERC takes narrow view of Broadview

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

In the long-awaited Broadview order, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission reinforced the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act's statutory limit for small power production qualifying facilities (SPP QFs) to a power production capacity of no more than 80MW.

Timothy Hoffmann

Assets may be sold in bankruptcy free and clear of successor liability

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

The ability of a bankruptcy trustee or Chapter 11 debtor-in-possession to sell assets of the bankruptcy estate free and clear of any interest in the property asserted by a non-debtor is an important tool designed to maximise the value of the estate for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Samuel Yang

State Council to formulate CII security protection regulations

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The General Office of the State Council recently issued the 2020 Legislative Plan, which includes several laws applicable to the cybersecurity sector, such as the Regulations on Network Protection of Minors and the Regulations on the Security Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure..

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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