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Ben Reinders

Temporary Deferral of Payments Act 2020 introduced to protect companies from bankruptcy

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on legal matters and company wellbeing, creditors still have the same remedies at their disposal to recover unpaid debts and the Dutch courts are generally handling bankruptcy petitions and requests for pre-judgment attachment in the same way.

Maria Lehtimäki

Fate of domestic routes post-COVID-19 hangs in balance

Aviation - Finland
Waselius & Wist

To reduce losses following the COVID-19 crisis, primary Finnish airline company Finnair has suspended many of its loss-making domestic flights to eastern and western Finland.

Vasudha Luniya

COVID-19 and data protection and privacy

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - India
Clasis Law

The increased use of technology in personal and professional life due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has also led to an increase in the need to ensure data protection and privacy.

Eva Škufca

Administrative Court revokes TV channel divestment order

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

​The Administrative Court recently overturned a Competition Protection Agency (CPA) divestment order, pursuant to which Dutch telecoms provider United Group was required to sell its Sport Klub TV channels for having breached the competition rules relating to market concentration.

Masakazu Masujima

Impact of Financial Service Intermediary Act on insurers

Insurance - Japan
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

In June 2020 a bill to increase convenience and protect users of financial services, known as the Financial Service Intermediary Act, passed the Diet.

Justin Savage

Investment funds update: Q2 2020

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Over the past quarter, the Cayman Islands enacted a number of changes to laws and regulations which affect, or will affect, Cayman funds, including with respect to the Private Funds Law, the administrative fines regime, disclosure requirements and the automatic exchange of information portal.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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

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