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Kathryn Weaver

British National (Overseas) visa scheme and Hong Kong to United Kingdom migration

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government recently announced its commitment to establishing a new visa scheme for all British National (Overseas) persons and their dependants.

Amy Patterson

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act – what's changed?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

After the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was published on 20 May 2020, it raced through the House of Commons and the House of Lords, coming into force in under six weeks as the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, with some of the temporary measures taking effect from 1 March 2020.

Peggy Sharon

Insurance class actions due to COVID-19 pandemic

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

Has the COVID-19 pandemic led to the filing of insurance class actions which are typical of such crises? This article discusses class actions relating to motor, business and apartment insurance based on the allegation that the insureds paid monies (eg, premiums) for a period during which they did not enjoy any or full consideration for these payments..

Bram Woltering

Use of customs information in relation to parallel imports

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD

The Hague District Court recently had to answer the question of whether information acquired during a customs seizure under the EU Anti-piracy Regulation may be used for an unauthorised parallel import claim.

Samuel Yang

SAMR and NISSTC require Grade 2 cybersecurity protection or higher for targets of classified protection

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

The State Administration for Market Regulation and the National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently released the Information Security Technology Classification Guide for the Classified Protection of Cybersecurity to provide methods and procedures for the classification and protection of information systems and other protection targets which do not involve state secrets (collectively known as 'targets of classified protection')..

Marcel Meinhardt

ComCo opens up gas market in central Switzerland

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Swiss Competition Commission (ComCo) recently reviewed whether Energie Wasser Luzern Holding AG and Erdgas Zentralschweiz AG had a dominant position in the natural gas market and whether their refusal to grant grid access qualified as an unlawful refusal to deal.

OnDemand

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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