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Victor Onyegbado

Judicial saga of crew wage claims

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

In a recent ruling concerning a claim for crew wages, the National Industrial Court held that Section 254C(1)(a) of the Constitution clearly vests the court with the exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine civil causes and matters relating to or connected with labour, employment, trade unions or industrial relations and matters arising from the workplace.

Andreas Wildi

Impact of MDR postponement on Swiss medtech industry

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The European Parliament recently decided to postpone the transition timeline to implement the EU Medical Device Regulation, which was set to expire on 26 May 2020, until 26 May 2021.

Andreas Fankhauser

EU drone regulations will apply in Switzerland

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

In 2019 the European Union issued a package of regulations relating to the use of drones.

Ole Kristian Olsby

COVID-19: payroll support for bringing temporarily laid-off employees back to work

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The government has proposed a temporary arrangement under which employers can apply for payroll support to bring their laid-off employees back to work.

Julia Ramsden Gunduz

Trust Registration Service update

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The EU Fifth Anti-money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) has been enacted into UK law with effect from 10 January 2020, with the exception of proposed changes to the Trust Registration Service (TRS).

Alain Levy

Private M&A transactions: tightening state control over foreign investment due to COVID-19 pandemic

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AyacheSalama

​In the context of the worldwide economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU authorities issued guidelines to reinforce the protection of strategic sectors and vulnerable companies from foreign investment.

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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