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Mary V Ward

COVID-19 company update

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The Bermuda Registrar of Companies and the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) recently issued information on the steps that they have taken to protect the public and ensure the continuity of business in Bermuda as it responds to the coronavirus.

Diane M Morgenthaler

Up, up and away: increased penalties for employee benefit plans

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

For 2020, legislation enacted in December 2019 dramatically increased penalties imposed by the Internal Revenue Code for late filing of certain employee benefit plan notices and reports.

Elisavet Yakovidis Çinlemez

Re-establishment of rights as remedy for requesting European patent validation

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

In a landmark decision, a first-instance court recently ruled on the re-establishment of rights as a remedy for requesting the validation of a European patent where its Turkish translation has not been filed within three months of the date on which the mention of the grant is published.

David Salkeld

Importation of personal protective equipment for COVID-19 treatment

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, medical items such as masks, ventilators and gowns are difficult to find.

Ivana Manovelo

Banking regulation in Croatia – an overview

Banking - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

This article provides an overview of banking regulation in Croatia, including which authorities govern banking regulation and what the central bank's role is therein, the type of licence required to conduct banking services and what the application process is like, the forms of bank which can operate in Croatia and how are they regulated and how the Croatian regulatory regime distinguishes between different forms of bank..

Maya Ito

Impact of Civil Code reform on energy and natural resource transactions

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

In 2017 the Civil Code, which was enacted in 1896, was substantially amended for the first time in more than a century.

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