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Ole Kristian Olsby

COVID-19: payroll support for bringing temporarily laid-off employees back to work

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The government has proposed a temporary arrangement under which employers can apply for payroll support to bring their laid-off employees back to work.

Shannon Rajan

High court issues key judgment for aviation service providers

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

In July 2019 the Kuala Lumpur High Court awarded a summary judgment for a combined sum exceeding RM40 million for unpaid passenger service charges in three civil suits brought by Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd against AirAsia Berhad and AirAsia X Berhad.

Will Pearce

Regulatory scrutiny of M&A transactions: United Kingdom extends power to intervene in foreign takeovers

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

The government recently announced amendments to the merger control regime which extend its discretionary powers to intervene on national security or public interest grounds.

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..

Vanessa van Coppenhagen

Life sciences acquisitions and divestments

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

To establish a portfolio of investments, BioVentures, South Africa's first niche biotechnology and life sciences venture capital fund, looked for South African start-ups with proprietary technology that gives them a competitive advantage; a large, growing and preferably international market; multiple products and markets rather than a single product and market; and a quality and balanced management team.

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 industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan