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Antony Sassi

Hong Kong courts begin use of video conferencing

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Given the extended general adjourned period, during which the courts in Hong Kong have been closed except for urgent and essential court business, the judiciary has adopted an incremental approach to the use of technology for remote hearings.

Godofredo Mendes Vianna

ANP publishes consultation notice on third-party access to waterway terminals

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

The National Petroleum Agency recently published a consultation notice to gather additional information and contributions from the market regarding its draft ordinance on the regulation of non-discriminatory access by interested third parties to waterway terminals (existing or to be built) for the handling of oil, its derivatives and biofuels.

Jonas Löfgren

Biosimilars still not subject to mandatory substitution

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

Both the Medical Products Agency and the Dental and Benefits Agency (the authority which decides on reimbursement) have long held the position that biosimilars are not interchangeable or substitutable with their reference products, which has been reiterated in different policy papers since 2007.

Ella Boardman

COVID-19 Weekly Report (6-12 April 2020)

Corporate & Commercial - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Martin Foerster

COVID-19 measures may entitle tenants to rent reductions

Real Estate - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government has ordered all shops and service providers, except those providing certain vital services, to close to customers from 17 March 2020 until 13 April 2020.

Declan Groarke

Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme introduced

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The government has introduced the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme to incentivise employers to retain employees on the payroll where possible (replacing the emergency COVID-19 Employer Refund Scheme).

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