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Marwa M Hassoun

Podcast: navigating Section 889 of National Defence Authorisation Act

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

This podcast examines how to navigate Section 889 of the National Defence Authorisation Act 2019.

James Campbell

An ideal location in uncertain times for family offices

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised immediate issues for many wealthy families, notably around tax residency and immigration, but on the flip side it has given wealthy families the opportunity to take stock and consider how they want to be structured and, fundamentally, where they want their family office to be located.

Jürg Schneider

Revised telecoms legislation enters into force

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Parliament recently revised the federal telecoms legislation – in particular, the Federal Telecommunications Act and its various implementing ordinances.

Anna Turi

Future Hungarian 'superbank' exempted from merger control scrutiny

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

The planned merger of three banks into a new Hungarian bank holding (a so-called 'superbank') was announced in Spring 2020.

Síobhra Rush

Who is considered an 'essential worker' under the latest Level 5 public health restrictions?

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

Under the latest Level 5 restrictions, employees in Ireland must work from home unless they are classified as essential workers and their work cannot be done at home.

Young-min Kim

Patent Court takes issue with ex officio examination of trial request validity

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

If an invention subject to confirmation is identical to a later-registered patent, a request for a scope confirmation trial will be considered improper as this could result in the later-registered patent's validity being denied without it being subject to an invalidity trial.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru