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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.

Andrew Osborne

New quarantine rules cause confusion for cross-border workers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

New rules require most international travellers who arrive in the United Kingdom from 8 June 2020 to self-isolate for 14 days.

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.

Marie Berard

High Court rejects challenge to enforcement where defences were already raised before foreign court

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently dismissed a challenge to a previous decision to grant permission to enforce a Stockholm Chamber of Commerce award on the basis that contrary to the defendant's contention, there was a valid arbitration agreement between the parties and the defendant's arguments as to procedural irregularity had previously been raised in Swedish court proceedings, thereby giving rise to an issue estoppel..

Michelle A Kisloff

Cyber investigations and privilege: court finds that forensic report is not covered by work product doctrine

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia recently ordered Capital One to produce a forensic investigation report in multi-district litigation arising out of a cyber incident that Capital One had announced in July 2019.

Mike van de Graaf

Dutch scheme of arrangement: new pre-insolvency restructuring instrument

Insolvency & Restructuring - Netherlands
AKD NV

The House of Representatives recently voted in favour of the Court Approval of a Private Composition (Prevention of Insolvency) Act (WHOA).

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