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Min Lee Tan

Apex court rules that maintenance charges owed by parcel proprietors constitute unsecured debts

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

As Section 77 of the Strata Management Act provides that the amount due to a management corporation (MC) is a 'guaranteed sum', issues arise as to whether an MC is a secured creditor in the event that a parcel proprietor is insolvent and wound up.

Kenneth D Basch

Home office closings in Brazil

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

The COVID-19 crisis has brusquely forced businesses and professionals to close offices and work from home.

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.

Wenting Liu

Authorities to impose stricter penalties for IP infringements

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Supreme People's Court recently released the Opinions on Tightening Sanctions on Intellectual Property Infringement (for Consultation) for public opinion until 31 July 2020.

Emily Haithwaite

Migration of foreign limited partnerships into Jersey

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

New regulations permit foreign limited partnerships to migrate (ie, continue) into Jersey using the statutory migration process set out in the Limited Partnerships (Continuance) (Jersey) Regulations.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Outpatient medical care facility infrastructure and equipment in times of technological advances

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

During the COVID-19 pandemic, new technologies such as telemedicine and remote medical services have become even more relevant due to the risks associated with close physical contact in hospitals and other places where COVID-19 sufferers may be present.

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