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Ole Kristian Olsby

Government proposes to extend right to care and sickness benefits and increased unemployment benefit rate

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

As it is difficult to predict the impact that the COVID-19 infection control measures will have on the labour market, the government has proposed to prolong the extended right to care and sickness benefits until the end of June 2021 and March 2021, respectively.

Adalia Chan

Case settlement conferences given a 'festive' touch

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The judiciary administration has updated the Guidance Note for Case Settlement Conferences in Civil Cases in the District Court.

Marc Kish

Snapshot: compulsory liquidation

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

A Cayman Islands company may be wound up either voluntarily according to its articles of association or compulsorily by the Grand Court.

Philip Lapin

Trademarks Office to allow expedited examination for COVID-19-related goods and services

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

On 14 December 2020, for the first time in more than a decade, the Trademarks Office announced that it will grant requests for the expedited examination of trademark applications.

David Heffernan

DOT confirms that comfort animals are not service animals

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The US Department of Transportation has issued a new regulation which substantially revises its rules governing the transportation of service animals on board aircraft.

Samuel Yang

Method for evaluating security protection capabilities of critical information infrastructure

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

In August 2020 the National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee issued the Information Security Technology – Method for Evaluating the Security Protection Capabilities of Critical Information Infrastructure (Draft for Comment) for public comment.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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