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Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The benefits of using a Guernsey company are extremely wide but generally include separate legal identity, limited liability for shareholders and ease of transfer of ownership.

James Beck

We repeat – no second guessing the FDA

Product Regulation & Liability - USA
Reed Smith LLP

Pre-emption precludes private plaintiffs from second guessing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decisions on the marketing and classification of the products that the agency regulates.

Lucy Lewis

Changes to Job Support Scheme – an open and shut case?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has significantly expanded the Job Support Scheme after objections from businesses, particularly those in Tier 2 areas, that they are facing massively reduced demand but less support from the government than Tier 3 businesses legally forced to close.

Samuel Yang

MIIT exposes second and third batches of apps infringing users' rights and interests

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

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently instructed third-party testing agencies to examine certain mobile apps and issued the Second and Third Batches of Apps that Infringe Upon Users' Rights and Interests, requiring operators of said apps to make rectifications.

Ann C Kim

SEC ramps up enforcement activity in wake of COVID-19

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

When the United States began grappling with COVID-19 in March 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement acted swiftly to make clear to market participants that it was ramping up its efforts to identify and prevent fraud in the wake of the pandemic.

Emma Pinkerton

Indemnity for cost of contaminated land

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

A recent case concerning a landlord's counterclaim for the cost incurred by it in remediating its property prior to undertaking a major redevelopment project provides a useful reminder to tenants on the extent of their potential liability at the end of the term of their lease and sounds a cautionary note to any party undertaking works under licence.

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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