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Phillipe De Wulf

No retroactive suspension of notice period due to COVID-19 temporary unemployment

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

Until now, there has been no suspension of the notice period served on employees who have been made temporarily unemployed under the specific 'COVID-19 regime'.

James Heinicke

Bank regulatory update

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a number of operational and administrative challenges across the global legal and economic landscape.

Carsten Vyvers

A city is a city but not a concrete legal venue

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Two freight forwarding companies were in dispute over the payment of freight forwarding charges in connection with a transport from Germany to the United Kingdom.

Marcel Meinhardt

ComCo opens up gas market in central Switzerland

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Swiss Competition Commission (ComCo) recently reviewed whether Energie Wasser Luzern Holding AG and Erdgas Zentralschweiz AG had a dominant position in the natural gas market and whether their refusal to grant grid access qualified as an unlawful refusal to deal.

Arthur Shay

NCC bans Chinese OTT TV services

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission recently issued a notice of alert to all licence holders (including terrestrial TV channels, radio stations, satellite TV channels, cable TV channels and telecoms operators) which demands that they stop carrying ads, promotions or sponsorship for Chinese over-the-top (OTT) TV services, specifically We TV and Iqiyi, and requires compliance with bans on Chinese OTT TV services under the governing law administered by the Mainland Affairs Council..

Jocelyn Yean Tse Lim

COVID-19: Ministry of Works FAQs regarding RMCO

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Ministry of Works has issued a standard operating procedure for the construction industry (Construction SOP), effective for the duration of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO).

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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