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Shubhangi Pathak

FDI in insurance intermediaries – update

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

Despite the relaxation of the foreign investment limits for insurance intermediaries, insurance intermediation remains a regulated activity.

David Hanke

Pentagon identifies 20 'Communist Chinese military companies'

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Defence recently published a list of 20 Chinese companies that have been identified as 'Communist Chinese military companies', complying with a two-decade-old mandate that Congress issued during the Clinton administration.

Maria Lehtimäki

Fate of domestic routes post-COVID-19 hangs in balance

Aviation - Finland
Waselius & Wist

To reduce losses following the COVID-19 crisis, primary Finnish airline company Finnair has suspended many of its loss-making domestic flights to eastern and western Finland.

James Heinicke

Administrative fines regime extended

Banking & Financial Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 recently came into force, extending the administrative fines regime beyond breaches of the Anti-money Laundering Regulations to a much broader spectrum of breaches under various Cayman regulatory laws.

Jason Yao

SPC publishes draft judicial interpretation on trade secret protection

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Supreme People's Court recently published the draft Judicial Interpretation on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law in Civil Litigation on Trade Secret Violation.

Esther Soetens

EU Posted Workers Directive: impact on employers posting workers to Belgium

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

The Act of 12 June 2020 implemented the EU Posted Workers Directive in Belgium by introducing, among other things, adjustments to the Act of 5 March 2002 Relating to Labour, Salary and Employment Conditions When Posting Workers to Belgium.

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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, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan