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Marwa M Hassoun

Military licence review factors expanded for NS-controlled items to China, Venezuela and Russia

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently issued a final rule amending the licence review policy for items on the Commerce Control List that are controlled for national security reasons and destined for China, Venezuela or Russia.

Marc Kish

Snapshot: determining whether a petition debt is disputed on substantial grounds

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

It is trite law that where a petition debt is disputed in good faith and on substantial grounds, the Grant Court's ordinary practice is to dismiss or strike out the winding-up petition.

Bernardine Adkins

Merger control: greater scope for government intervention

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The government has published details of the National Security and Investment Bill, which will introduce a foreign direct investment screening regime in the United Kingdom.

Charles Le Maistre

Lockdown fails to dampen buoyant property market

Real Estate - Jersey
Ogier

The start of lockdown initiated a significant slowdown in the property market in early Spring 2020.

Lee Nair

Lockdowns and remote working – to what extent can employees be monitored?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

With reports of businesses increasingly taking steps to monitor staff who are working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a key question that has emerged is whether employers can actively monitor those who are working remotely and, if so, how intrusive can that monitoring be? This article discusses the legal considerations and how employers can strike an appropriate and fair balance between work and home life..

Daniel R Zuccherino

Trade secrets legal regime – an updated overview

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

In Argentina, confidential information and trade secrets are protected by Section 39.2 of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, Section 156 of the Argentine Penal Code, Law 24,766 (the Confidentiality Law) and the recently passed Emergency Decree 274/2019, which regulates different unfair competition aspects.

OnDemand

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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