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Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

Effects of COVID-19 on Argentine aviation industry

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the introduction of several new resolutions in Argentina.

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.

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.

Jakob Widner

Supreme Court rules on formal requirements for dismissal challenge

Employment & Immigration - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently clarified the legal implications of one particular scenario of dismissal challenges: if a works council expressly objects to an employee's dismissal (as opposed to expressly consents or fails to make a statement), the right to challenge the dismissal rests with the works council, but only if the employee, within one week of such objection, requests the works council to act accordingly and file a lawsuit..

Rachael Markham

HMRC Crown preference restored from 1 December 2020 – impact on lenders and UK corporates

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The Finance Act 2020 recently received royal assent, confirming the anticipated but opposed intention to restore Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) as a secondary preferential creditor on insolvency.

Emily Haithwaite

Migration of foreign limited partnerships into Jersey

Corporate & Commercial - Jersey
Ogier

New regulations permit foreign limited partnerships to migrate (ie, continue) into Jersey using the statutory migration process set out in the Limited Partnerships (Continuance) (Jersey) Regulations.

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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