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Laura Shirreffs

COVID-19 and residential tenancies: where are we now?

Real Estate - Jersey
Ogier

The States of Jersey enacted the COVID-19 (Residential Tenancy) (Temporary Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 in an attempt to address the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Eleanor Wilson

Health Canada issues interim order respecting drug shortages relating to COVID-19

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The minister of health recently approved the Interim Order Respecting the Prevention and Alleviation of Shortages of Drugs in Relation to COVID-19, which introduces new tools to address drug shortages, or the risk of drug shortages, that may be caused or exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Andrew Osborne

Q&A on new immigration system

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers have lots of questions regarding the new immigration system that will apply in 2021, particularly with regard to the Skilled Worker visa, which will replace Tier 2 (General) from 1 January 2021.

Charles Le Maistre

Lockdown fails to dampen buoyant property market

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The start of lockdown initiated a significant slowdown in the property market in early Spring 2020.

Kay C Georgi

New ECCN proposed for emerging software used to operate nucleic acid assemblers and synthesisers

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has proposed a new Export Control Classification Number to control software that is capable of being used to operate nucleic acid assemblers and synthesisers due to concerns that such software could be used to create pathogens and toxins as biological weapons.

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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