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David Salkeld

Importation of personal protective equipment for COVID-19 treatment

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, medical items such as masks, ventilators and gowns are difficult to find.

Lucy Lewis

IR35 reforms postponed due to coronavirus

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has announced that the planned reforms to IR35 will now take effect on 6 April 2021 instead of 6 April 2020 as previously planned.

Carlos P Martins

Government restricts travel to Canada by foreign nationals

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

The minister of transport recently issued an interim order regarding the denial of boarding to foreign nationals on international flights to Canada and a health check that air operators flying to Canada must conduct prior to boarding.

Magdalena Mentel-Rogowska

Supreme Court clarifies contractual penalties for energy consumers

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Supreme Court recently held that imposing a contractual penalty on energy consumers due to the early termination of a contract for energy supply is prohibited.

Martin André Dittmer

DCCA enforcement: merger control suspended

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across Denmark, merger control has come to a temporary standstill and significant parts of the country's public administration have already been shut down for three weeks.

Godofredo Mendes Vianna

ANP publishes consultation notice on third-party access to waterway terminals

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

The National Petroleum Agency recently published a consultation notice to gather additional information and contributions from the market regarding its draft ordinance on the regulation of non-discriminatory access by interested third parties to waterway terminals (existing or to be built) for the handling of oil, its derivatives and biofuels.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / 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