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Ben Reinders

Temporary Deferral of Payments Act 2020 introduced to protect companies from bankruptcy

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on legal matters and company wellbeing, creditors still have the same remedies at their disposal to recover unpaid debts and the Dutch courts are generally handling bankruptcy petitions and requests for pre-judgment attachment in the same way.

David Heffernan

DOT provides airline payment flexibility for enforcement penalty during COVID-19 pandemic

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) recently issued a consent order assessing a $70,000 civil penalty against Volaris, the Mexican low-cost airline, for alleged violations of the DOT's regulations governing lengthy tarmac delays.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Outpatient medical care facility infrastructure and equipment in times of technological advances

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

During the COVID-19 pandemic, new technologies such as telemedicine and remote medical services have become even more relevant due to the risks associated with close physical contact in hospitals and other places where COVID-19 sufferers may be present.

Amy Patterson

IP licensing and insolvency reform: ipso facto clauses

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

Licensors of IP rights may soon be unable to terminate licences where the licensee has gone into an insolvency process.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office provides consolidated details of new immigration system

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has published a more detailed policy statement on the changes to the UK immigration system due to come into effect from 1 January 2021, including its redesign of points-based immigration routes.

Michael Lips

Proposed federal act on rent payments during COVID-19 lockdown

Real Estate - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

The Federal Council recently submitted to Parliament a preliminary draft federal act on rent payments during the COVID-19 lockdown and opened the consultation procedure with the cantons, political parties and interested organisations.

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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