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Patricia Barboza

New rules on reduction of working hours and salaries and suspension of employment agreements

Employment & Immigration - Brazil
CGM Advogados

This article summarises the practical impact of Law 14,020/2020 and Decree 10,422/2020 on Provisional Measure 936 and employers.

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.

Chelon Carr-Newbold

Tax consequences of transferring Bahamian real property held by a company for estate planning

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

Bahamian real property is commonly held by a company which is incorporated in The Bahamas or another jurisdiction whose shares may be held by an individual or their nominee.

Wenting Liu

Authorities to impose stricter penalties for IP infringements

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Supreme People's Court recently released the Opinions on Tightening Sanctions on Intellectual Property Infringement (for Consultation) for public opinion until 31 July 2020.

Antony Sassi

A COVID-19 update

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Since the general adjourned period (GAP) ended on 3 May 2020, when the courts resumed normal business in Hong Kong, reported cases of COVID-19 infection have approximately tripled.

Charlotte Brown

Practical comparison between two of Guernsey's most flexible regulated fund products

Corporate Finance/M&A - Guernsey
Ogier

This article provides a practical comparison between two of Guernsey's most flexible regulated fund products: the registered collective investment scheme (registered schemes) and the private investment fund (PIFs).

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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