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David Heffernan

DOT provides airline payment flexibility for enforcement penalty during COVID-19 pandemic

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) recently issued a consent order assessing a $70,000 civil penalty against Volaris, the Mexican low-cost airline, for alleged violations of the DOT's regulations governing lengthy tarmac delays.

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.

Samuel Yang

App governance panel issues special governance report on illegal collection of personal information

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The App Special Governance Panel recently issued the 2019 Special Governance Report on Apps for Illegal Collection and Use of Personal Information, summarising governance efforts from January 2019.

Munir Hassan

Future of offshore networks – government announces review

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng recently announced a review into the existing offshore transmission regime to address the barriers that the current single radial connection approach presents to the further significant deployment of offshore wind.

Linda J Zirkelbach

DMCA 512 Report: key findings by US Copyright Office

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The US Copyright Office recently issued the long-awaited and first comprehensive government study on the 20-year-old Section 512 of the Copyright Act.

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.

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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