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Bradley Kruger

New regulatory regime for virtual assets

Banking & Financial Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Cayman Islands recently introduced a new framework for regulating virtual asset businesses: the Virtual Assets (Service Providers) Law 2020.

David Heffernan

DOT provides airline payment flexibility for enforcement penalty during COVID-19 pandemic

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) recently issued a consent order assessing a $70,000 civil penalty against Volaris, the Mexican low-cost airline, for alleged violations of the DOT's regulations governing lengthy tarmac delays.

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..

Chelon Carr-Newbold

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

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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.

Tim Clipstone

ODPA announces extension of exemption registration in Guernsey

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Guernsey
Ogier

Every controller and processor of data must comply with the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2017.

Alexander Vida

Hungarian authorities deem device mark SPIRIT to be misleading

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently issued ex officio a provisional refusal to register the international device mark SPIRIT in Hungary, holding that it was misleading because the word 'spirit' means alcohol, whereas the goods in Class 32 include mineral water, beer and soft drinks, which are not hard liquors.

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