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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.

Jocelyn Yean Tse Lim

Continuing rise of statutory adjudication

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

The surge in the number of disputes involving the statutory adjudication mechanism in the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act (CIPAA) 2012 has led to a significant number of consequential challenges to adjudication decisions in the courts.

Bettina Thaulow Harto

Insurer's bankruptcy: Supreme Court rules on Lugano Convention's insolvency exception

Insurance - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

The Norwegian Supreme Court recently issued a ruling on the insolvency exception in the Lugano Convention and other jurisdictional issues in cross-border insolvencies in a case concerning Danish insurer Alpha Insurance A/S.

Anthony V Lupo

DHS joins in broad enforcement effort against forced labour in apparel supply chains

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently blocked imports of cotton products from a major Chinese state-owned firm in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, saying that the company uses forced labour of ethnic Uighur Muslims.

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.

Simona Zangrandi

Updated transfer pricing documentation requirements

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

A new provision establishes the requirements for the suitability of transfer pricing documentation.

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