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Aron C Beezley

GAO clarifies scope of its jurisdiction over OTA protests

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - USA
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently clarified the scope of its jurisdiction over bid protests involving an agency's use of its other transaction agreement (OTA) authority.

Colin Leckey

Home and away: updated guidance on when working from home means working abroad

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The increase in homeworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic is causing many employees to ask whether they can work from 'home' from an overseas country – be that on a temporary basis or indefinitely.

Jason Chuang

Amendment to Rules for Holding Hearings on Patent Invalidation Cases

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office recently amended the Rules for Holding Hearings on Patent Invalidation Cases for the second time.

Samuel Yang

Comments sought on security requirements of facial recognition data

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

The National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently released the Information Security Technology – Security Requirements of Face Recognition Data (Draft for Comment) for public comment.

Susanne Brütsch

Complying with professional conduct rules for lawyers – a balancing act

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Swiss Bar Association (SAV) Code of Professional Conduct contains provisions on how lawyers should interact with clients, the courts and professional colleagues.

Michael Snape

Grand Court strikes out creditor's winding-up petition and comments on relationship with arbitration clauses

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court recently struck out a winding-up petition presented against Grand State Investments Limited by a shareholder claiming a debt on the ground that the alleged debt was disputed on bona fide and substantial grounds.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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