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Patricia Barboza

Is COVID-19 a labour-related disease?

Employment & Immigration - Brazil
CGM Advogados

Article 29 of Provisional Measure 927, enacted on 22 March 2020, states that infection with COVID-19 is not considered a labour-related disease unless a relationship between the disease and the employee's job or occupation can be evidenced.

Patrick McGauley

COVID-19 Weekly Report (25-31 May 2020)

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Xiaoling Duan

Beijing IP Court concludes first patent infringement case on microorganism protection

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Beijing IP Court recently held that two Tianjin-based companies had infringed Chinese Patent 201310030601.2, which is owned by the largest specialty mushroom grower in China, Shanghai Finc Food Co Ltd.

Kharin Sears

Has COVID-19 affected real estate transactions?

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

Restrictions on both domestic and international travel, lockdowns and curfews have been imposed in The Bahamas to restrict movement in an attempt to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Maurus Winzap

Tax treatment of debt waivers and other debt-to-equity swaps

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

In economic life, debt waivers involving associated companies take on central significance in the context of a restructuring.

Patrick McGauley

COVID-19 Weekly Report (18-24 May 2020)

Capital Markets - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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