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Jürg Schneider

ECJ declares EU-US Privacy Shield Framework invalid – impact on Switzerland

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently declared that the European Commission's decision that the United States ensured an adequate level of protection of personal data transferred under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework was invalid.

Colin Leckey

Back to work – advice on working from home set to change from 1 August 2020

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The official guidance remains that employees should work from home if they can, but the prime minister recently announced that this will change on 1 August 2020.

David Daura

Supreme Court dismisses cassation appeal against conviction of counterfeit adidas shoe importer

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In February 2020 the Supreme Court dismissed a cassation appeal against a judgment from the High Court of the Valencian Community confirming the first-instance judgment issued in 2019 by the Provincial Court of Valencia condemning the defendants for an 18-month prison sentence and for the payment of a fine, the transport and destruction costs, as well as the legal costs (including the private prosecutor's costs) for the import of counterfeit shoes for commercial purposes that infringed adidas's brands and designs..

Antony Sassi

A COVID-19 update

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Since the general adjourned period (GAP) ended on 3 May 2020, when the courts resumed normal business in Hong Kong, reported cases of COVID-19 infection have approximately tripled.

Vasudha Luniya

Reclassification of micro, small and medium enterprises provides stimulus to enterprises in light of COVID-19

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises recently notified certain criteria for classifying enterprises as micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and specified the form and procedure for filing the applicable memorandum.

Maria Lehtimäki

Fate of domestic routes post-COVID-19 hangs in balance

Aviation - Finland
Waselius & Wist

To reduce losses following the COVID-19 crisis, primary Finnish airline company Finnair has suspended many of its loss-making domestic flights to eastern and western Finland.

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