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Ole Kristian Olsby

COVID-19: temporary changes for laid-off employees who belong to private pension schemes

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

In order to deal with the financial consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak, Parliament has adopted temporary amendments to the rules for temporarily laid-off employees who belong to private pension schemes.

Caroline von Nussbaum

Compulsory licensing under Infection Protection Act: effects on data exclusivity under pharmaceutical law

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

As part of its effort to secure potential COVID-19 treatments and vaccines, the government has introduced several amendments to the Infection Protection Act, most recently on 23 May 2020.

Julia Ramsden Gunduz

Trust Registration Service update

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The EU Fifth Anti-money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) has been enacted into UK law with effect from 10 January 2020, with the exception of proposed changes to the Trust Registration Service (TRS).

He Wei

CNIPA releases exposure draft on Guide for Determining Geographical Indications as Generic Names

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In March 2020 the China National Intellectual Property Administration released an exposure draft on the Guide for Determining Geographical Indications as Generic Names.

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.

Mădălina Neagu

Streamlining procedure for declaring beneficial owners

Corporate & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

Pursuant to a recently issued draft bill, the legal framework regarding companies' obligation to submit a statement about their beneficial owners could be simplified.

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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