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Guy Castegnaro

COVID-19: temporary exemption from maximum working hours

Employment & Immigration - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

The Law of 29 October 2020 recently entered into force, introducing a temporary exemption from Article L 211-12 of the Labour Code whereby maximum working hours can be increased to 12 hours per day and 60 hours per week.

Y Artemis Lai

CIPO's new guidelines on patentable subject matter explained

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) recently released new guidelines on patentable subject matter and examples applying the new guidelines to computer-implemented inventions, medical diagnostic methods and medical uses.

Mark A Cody

Bankruptcy blocking right in debtor's corporate charter violates federal public policy

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

Courts sometimes disagree over whether provisions in a borrower's organisational documents designed to prevent it from filing for bankruptcy are enforceable as a matter of federal public policy or applicable state law.

Sergi Giménez Binder

Update on abusive clauses in passenger contracts

Aviation - Spain
Augusta Abogados

In 2019 Gijón Commercial Court No 3 ruled in a case dealing with some of Volotea's transport terms and conditions.

Robert Payne

Anti-money laundering rules: impact on art market

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The EU Fifth Anti-money Laundering Directive was enacted into UK law with effect from 10 January 2020.

Masakazu Masujima

Insurance solicitation using web conferencing systems

Insurance - Japan
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, insurance solicitation using Zoom and other web-based conferencing systems has attracted more attention than ever before since such systems enable insurance solicitors and customers to visually communicate with each other from remote locations.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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