International Law Office

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Amit Bechler

COVID-19: exceptional cases in which Population and Immigration Authority will allow foreigners to enter Israel

Employment & Immigration - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, as of March 2020, Israel prohibited foreign nationals from any country from entering its borders, including citizens who held any kind of visa.

Daniel R Zuccherino

Use of third-party trademarks as keywords

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

The rapid growth in internet use has given rise to conflicts between registered trademark owners and third parties using said marks.

Jennifer Fox

Insolvency and restructuring: segregated portfolio companies

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

May 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of the Cayman Islands segregated portfolio company (SPC).

Tim Clipstone

ODPA announces extension of exemption registration in Guernsey

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Guernsey
Ogier

Every controller and processor of data must comply with the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2017.

Chris Grieveson

Passage planning – fail to prepare, prepare to fail

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Court of Appeal recently endorsed a first-instance Admiralty Court decision that a failure to properly prepare a passage plan or properly mark up navigational charts to reflect navigational dangers may amount to a failure to exercise due diligence to make the vessel seaworthy, leading to an actionable fault defence for cargo interests who had refused to contribute to the general average..

Teresa Polino

FTC proposes new Made in the USA rule to expand enforcement authority

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published a proposed rule for Made in the USA (MUSA) claims which would codify its current standard that unqualified MUSA claims for a product should have a reasonable basis for asserting that all or virtually all of the product is made in the United States and authorise it to assess monetary penalties on unsubstantiated claims.

OnDemand

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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