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James Heinicke

Administrative fines regime extended

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 recently came into force, extending the administrative fines regime beyond breaches of the Anti-money Laundering Regulations to a much broader spectrum of breaches under various Cayman regulatory laws.

Øyvind Axe

Shipyards' right of retention for non-payment

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

Under the Maritime Code, a shipyard which constructs or repairs a ship may retain physical possession of that ship until it has been paid by the relevant shipowner.

Samuel Yang

Mobile financial apps must be filed with National Internet Finance Association of China

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

According to the Notice of the People's Bank of China on Issuing Financial Industry Standards on Strengthening the Security Management of Mobile Financial Client Application Software, the National Internet Finance Association of China has organised a real-name filing for mobile financial apps.

Rachael Markham

HMRC Crown preference restored from 1 December 2020 – impact on lenders and UK corporates

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The Finance Act 2020 recently received royal assent, confirming the anticipated but opposed intention to restore Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) as a secondary preferential creditor on insolvency.

César Navarro

Employment-related measures to fight effects of COVID-19: regulatory update following lifting of state of emergency

Employment & Immigration - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

In order to illustrate the current status of the COVID-19 extraordinary measures following the lifting of the state of emergency on 21 June 2020, this article summarises the key employment-related measures adopted since the state of emergency was declared and the updated regulation of each measure following the numerous amendments introduced subsequent to Royal Decree-Law 8/2020..

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

New bill seeks to align Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act with industry best practices

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Bill 2020 recently passed its second reading in the Senate and was subsequently referred to the Committee on Local Content for further consideration.

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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