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Ella Boardman

COVID-19 Weekly Report (18-24 May 2020)

Insurance - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Christopher Jones

COVID-19 restructuring and corporate recovery measures

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

Many of the key emergency legislative measures put in place to combat the effects of COVID-19 have been aimed at protecting the local economy, with the focus on the prevention of insolvency rather than insolvency itself.

David Schwartz

COVID-19: CIPO deadlines extended until 1 June 2020

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has further extended patent, trademark and industrial design deadlines fixed under the relevant legislation.

Marcel Meinhardt

Secretariat of ComCo advises on obligation to notify concentration

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

Under Swiss law, a proposed concentration triggers a mandatory pre-merger notification if one of the undertakings concerned has been held to be dominant, irrespective of the statutory turnover thresholds.

Andrew Osborne

MAC launches six-week call for evidence on shortage occupations

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers have until 24 June 2020 to provide their views to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) on what occupations should be on the shortage occupation lists for UK sponsored skilled migration from 1 January 2021.

Anat Shavit

Taxation of real estate investments in Israel

Real Estate - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The taxation of real estate investments is complex and depends on various factors, including the property owner's status (ie, individual or corporation), the nature of the asset (eg, residential property, commercial property or land) and the purpose of the investment (eg, producing rental income or entrepreneurial profit).

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, 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