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Michael Lips

Proposed federal act on rent payments during COVID-19 lockdown

Real Estate - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

The Federal Council recently submitted to Parliament a preliminary draft federal act on rent payments during the COVID-19 lockdown and opened the consultation procedure with the cantons, political parties and interested organisations.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Tobacco yes, marijuana yes, vaping no: absurd approach to major health problem

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

The Mexican health authorities argue that the use of vaping products constitutes a health risk and promotes tobacco product use by smokers and non-smokers alike.

Jia Wan

Why business interruption insurance covers only losses resulting from damage to property

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected business operations worldwide.

James Heinicke

Administrative fines regime extended

Private Client & Offshore 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.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office publishes COVID-19 minimum income policy for family visa route applicants

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office recently updated its policy guidance to confirm a surprisingly limited concession to the usual minimum income requirements that most applicants for partner and child visas must meet.

Jason Yao

SPC publishes draft judicial interpretation on trade secret protection

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Supreme People's Court recently published the draft Judicial Interpretation on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law in Civil Litigation on Trade Secret Violation.

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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