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Kay C Georgi

Trump bars investments by US persons in Communist Chinese military companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

In his last days in office, President Trump has taken a swipe against companies identified by the Department of Defence as Communist Chinese military companies by prohibiting US persons from investing in such companies.

Guy Castegnaro

COVID-19: temporary exemption from maximum working hours

Employment & Immigration - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

The Law of 29 October 2020 recently entered into force, introducing a temporary exemption from Article L 211-12 of the Labour Code whereby maximum working hours can be increased to 12 hours per day and 60 hours per week.

Foo Joon Liang

Consequential order: functus officio rule stretched for interest of justice

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently confirmed that the court is entitled to issue a further order subsequent to its final and perfected judgments or orders only in limited circumstances.

Eugenio Vaccari

Rome Court of Appeal rules on Russian roulette clause

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Rome Court of Appeal recently ruled on a Russian roulette clause included in a shareholders' agreement which had been entered into on a 50:50 basis.

Abigail Smith

Few significant changes made in final PMPRB guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board recently published the final version of its guidelines which operationalise the amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations scheduled to come into force on 1 January 2021.

James Bergstrom

DITC Portal update

Corporate Tax - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The new Department for International Tax Cooperation (DITC) Portal launched in early November 2020.

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