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James Heinicke

Use of digital contracts and electronic signatures

Corporate & Commercial - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and with many people now working remotely, companies are increasingly considering the use of digital contracts and electronic signatures.

Lee Xin Div

Whole arbitration award or just dispositive portion: what should be registered with the courts?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

After succeeding in arbitration, the respondents in a recent case filed an originating summons pursuant to the Arbitration Act in a high court to enforce and recognise the entire award as a high court judgment.

Rachel Welford

Trump announces that REAL ID compliance deadline is postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

President Trump has announced that the US Department of Homeland Security will delay the 1 October 2020 deadline for compliance with the REAL ID Act 2005 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Diane M Morgenthaler

COVID-19 ate my homework – recent extensions and relief for retirement plans

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

In recognition of the difficulties faced by retirement plan sponsors, participants and beneficiaries due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Labour, in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of the Treasury, recently issued guidance extending a number of retirement plan deadlines, including deadlines for many participant notices and benefit plan claims..

David Schwartz

COVID-19: CIPO deadlines extended until 1 June 2020

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has further extended patent, trademark and industrial design deadlines fixed under the relevant legislation.

Anat Shavit

Taxation of real estate investments in Israel

Real Estate - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The taxation of real estate investments is complex and depends on various factors, including the property owner's status (ie, individual or corporation), the nature of the asset (eg, residential property, commercial property or land) and the purpose of the investment (eg, producing rental income or entrepreneurial profit).

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom