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Kay C Georgi

Human rights now part of US export licensing review for nearly all export licences

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently released a final rule revising its licensing policy for crime control and detection (CC) items, which is designed to promote respect for human rights throughout the world.

Jennifer Fox

Snapshot: bringing claims against Cayman entities subject to insolvency processes

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

To ensure the orderly and collective resolution of a company's affairs, the Companies Law imposes a moratorium on commencing or proceeding with any suit, action or other proceedings against the company once liquidators are appointed by the court (including on a provisional basis).

Ashok Kumar Mahadev Ranai

Construing conditional payment terms beyond pay-when-paid clauses under CIPAA

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

A contractor and claimant, Econpile, has had verdicts delivered by both the Court of Appeal and the High Court on, among other things, the issue of whether an adjudicator has the jurisdiction to decide on a payment claim when the contract has been terminated and whether the contractor is entitled to commence an adjudication proceeding under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 after the contract has been terminated..

Phillipe De Wulf

Last call to implement electronic voting or voting by letter for COVID-19-proof social elections

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

In principle, companies should have decided whether to vote electronically in the social elections as early as February 2020.

Héctor Elias Chagoya

Evolution and current status of e-filing for patent applications

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

The COVID-19 pandemic has evidenced the need for an efficient and safe system for the electronic prosecution of patent applications and has forced the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property to make such a system available for applications originally filed in paper format.

Sascha Dethof

FCO continues to act against price fixing by manufacturers against distributors: Alhambra guitars

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

Under pressure from the Federal Cartel Office (FCO), guitar manufacturer Alhambra has distanced itself from influencing the selling prices of wholesalers and distributors.

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