International Law Office

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Phillipe De Wulf

No retroactive suspension of notice period due to COVID-19 temporary unemployment

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

Until now, there has been no suspension of the notice period served on employees who have been made temporarily unemployed under the specific 'COVID-19 regime'.

Masaki Konishi

Recent amendments to Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act

Banking & Financial Services - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In light of the global trend to further regulate foreign direct investments from a national security viewpoint, the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act of Japan (FEFTA) and regulations thereunder were recently subject to amendments which drew particular attention from Japanese stock market participants concerned about the potential negative impact thereof.

Jia Wan

Can foreign investors capitalise on insurtech's growth in China?

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

It is no secret that China's insurance industry presents good upside growth opportunities and China's insurtech market continues to grow rapidly.

Rajasingam Gothandapani

Discharging cargo from ships that are under arrest

Shipping & Transport - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

Malaysian law permits the discharge of cargo on board a ship that is under arrest when the cargo itself is not.

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')..

Peter S Spivack

DOJ updates roadmap to effective compliance programmes

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has updated its guidance on the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programmes, providing increased clarity on some of the key questions that prosecutors ask in assessing the adequacy of corporate compliance programmes when making charging, sentencing and plea and settlement decisions.

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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