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Christian Werenberg

Putting out fires: hot work and insurance coverage for fire damage

Insurance - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The execution of 'hot work' (ie, work which carries the risk of fire) often results in fires.

Stephen P Kranz

California bill would make taxpayer information available to public

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A concerning bill is pending in the California Senate which would require the California state controller's office to make taxpayer information publicly available.

Bernd Rajal

Consultations on TAR NC and second amendment to Gas System Charges Ordinance

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

EU Regulation 2017/460 established a network code on harmonised transmission tariff structures (TAR NC).

Mike van de Graaf

Dutch scheme of arrangement: new pre-insolvency restructuring instrument

Insolvency & Restructuring - Netherlands
AKD NV

The House of Representatives recently voted in favour of the Court Approval of a Private Composition (Prevention of Insolvency) Act (WHOA).

Arthur Shay

NCC bans Chinese OTT TV services

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission recently issued a notice of alert to all licence holders (including terrestrial TV channels, radio stations, satellite TV channels, cable TV channels and telecoms operators) which demands that they stop carrying ads, promotions or sponsorship for Chinese over-the-top (OTT) TV services, specifically We TV and Iqiyi, and requires compliance with bans on Chinese OTT TV services under the governing law administered by the Mainland Affairs Council..

Michael Paul Agius

Abandonment of employment and maternity leave

Employment & Immigration - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

The Court of Magistrates recently decided a case wherein an employer claimed that a former employee had abandoned work within six months of returning from statutory maternity leave and, as such, claimed back all of the wage payments that it had made to her during that time pursuant to Maltese law.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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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