International Law Office

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Ella Boardman

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

Corporate & Commercial - International
International Law Office

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

Alexander Vogel

FINMA: temporary exemptions for banks due to COVID-19 crisis

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Swiss Financial Markets Supervisory Authority (FINMA) recently provided banks with clarifications on dealing with COVID-19 credits with federal guarantees within the framework of the capital and liquidity requirements and temporary exemptions relating to the leverage ratio.

Seema S Mansoor

Patent owners' rights under Patents Ordinance 2000

Intellectual Property - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Patents Ordinance 2000 is a consolidated amended law relating to the protection of inventions and patents in Pakistan.

Lucy Lewis

Furlough scheme extended until end of October 2020

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended by a further four months until 31 October 2020.

Kei Akagawa

What is the correct value of damages caused by a personal information leak?

Litigation - Japan
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

The Tokyo High Court recently rendered a judgment regarding the amount of personal damages owed to victims of a personal information leak by a third party.

Matthew Tuchband

OFAC's COVID-19 response: existing exceptions, filing and compliance flexibility and some relief for Iran

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Recognising that COVID-19 is further straining humanitarian needs in sanctioned countries and complicating compliance with economic sanctions, the Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control recently issued web-based guidance to remind the public of the many ways in which medical exports and other humanitarian services, supplies and donations can legally flow to sanctioned countries, offer reporting and compliance flexibility and provide some Iran secondary sanctions relief..

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom