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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.

Jennifer Fox

Grand Court successfully responds to COVID-19 challenges

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The substantive hearing of a winding-up petition which was successfully conducted via videoconferencing shows that the Grand Court is responding effectively to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anat Shavit

Taxation of real estate investments in Israel

Real Estate - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The taxation of real estate investments is complex and depends on various factors, including the property owner's status (ie, individual or corporation), the nature of the asset (eg, residential property, commercial property or land) and the purpose of the investment (eg, producing rental income or entrepreneurial profit).

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Modernisation of environmental law and simplification of RES production licensing

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Parliament recently passed a law modernising environmental legislation and harmonising Greek law with EU Directives 2018/844 and 2019/692.

Diane M Morgenthaler

COVID-19 ate my homework – recent extensions and relief for retirement plans

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

In recognition of the difficulties faced by retirement plan sponsors, participants and beneficiaries due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Labour, in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of the Treasury, recently issued guidance extending a number of retirement plan deadlines, including deadlines for many participant notices and benefit plan claims..

Kay C Georgi

Government hurls another export control grenade at Huawei

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Department of Commerce and the Bureau of Industry and Security recently revised an arcane export control rule that imposes US export controls on foreign-origin products that are a direct product of certain US technologies.

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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