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Teresa Polino

United States farewells Hong Kong's separate customs territory status – what's the impact on importers?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

In view of the recent action taken by President Trump in an executive order regarding Hong Kong's status, US importers should prepare for increased risk exposure in US-Hong Kong trade.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit to amend rules for appeals in patent cases

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently adopted several amendments to its rules of practice, which govern procedural aspects of appeals from district court patent cases and appeals from Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings.

Patricia Barboza

New rules on reduction of working hours and salaries and suspension of employment agreements

Employment & Immigration - Brazil
CGM Advogados

This article summarises the practical impact of Law 14,020/2020 and Decree 10,422/2020 on Provisional Measure 936 and employers.

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.

Carlos P Martins

Passenger's fall due to unsteadiness not an accident under Montreal Convention

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

The British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal (BCCRT) recently ruled in favour of an air carrier, dismissing a passenger's claim for compensation arising from an alleged fall sustained while exiting the aircraft.

José Antonio Casas Vessi

Crowdfunding as an investment and alternative financing tool for energy projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

Due to the excessive exploitation of finite resources such as coal and oil, alternative sources of renewable energy are required to satisfy the high demand for energy.

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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, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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