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Nick Jacob

Family governance in the digital age

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The COVID-19 pandemic has had two major implications for family governance structures.

Moran Friedman

Engagement of consultants: when is a consultant an employee?

Employment & Immigration - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Potential exposure arises from companies' engagement of consultants because, following termination of the consultancy, the consultant may claim employee status and associated social benefits.

Ben Reinders

Temporary Deferral of Payments Act 2020 introduced to protect companies from bankruptcy

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on legal matters and company wellbeing, creditors still have the same remedies at their disposal to recover unpaid debts and the Dutch courts are generally handling bankruptcy petitions and requests for pre-judgment attachment in the same way.

Constantin Herfurth

Cybersecurity in healthcare sector – Q&A on data breaches in relation to medical devices

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

The use of connected medical devices has changed the way in which the healthcare sector works.

Christopher Jones

Secured lending in Guernsey

Corporate Finance/M&A - Guernsey
Ogier

Guernsey entities continue to be popular in asset-holding structures and, accordingly, lenders are regularly asked to put in place financing arrangements involving Guernsey entities.

Masakazu Masujima

Impact of Financial Service Intermediary Act on insurers

Insurance - Japan
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

In June 2020 a bill to increase convenience and protect users of financial services, known as the Financial Service Intermediary Act, passed the Diet.

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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