Bermuda
Appleby
Restrictive covenants, which seek to prevent an employee doing certain things for a period of time after their employment ends, are an important form of protection for an employer's business.
Canada
Minden Gross LLP
Having a Will is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your loved ones. Your Will can protect your spouse, children, and assets, and dictate your precise wishes for how you...
Gardiner Roberts LLP
In a densely populated city like Toronto, many older neighbourhoods contain tightly-packed homes separated by narrow easements which provide access to backyard parking areas.
Cayman Islands
Walkers
It is of the utmost importance that confidentiality in legal communications is maintained within the context of financial services.
European Union
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
Since the UK's withdrawal from the EU on 31 January 2020, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement concluded between the UK and the EU ...
Hong Kong
ELLALAN
On 17 October 2020, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the PRC passed the decision to amend the Patent Law of the PRC.
ONC Lawyers
There are many forms of intellectual property rights, the most common ones being patents, trademarks and copyrights.
ONC Lawyers
On 11 March 2020 the World Health Organization declared that the outbreak of COVID-19 is a pandemic, meaning the "worldwide spread of a new disease".
India
IndusLaw
When the Foreign Exchange Management (Non-debt Instruments) Rules, 2019 were first notified in the latter half of 2019, the Rules revised the long standing regime in relation to monitoring and management of FDI in India, ...
Khurana and Khurana
Globalisation has paved the way for various transnational conventions, the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) being one of them.
Khurana and Khurana
Online piracy is on the rise as our lives are increasingly becoming virtual, and the access to knowledge is unequal. Through the lens of LibGen and Popcorn Time,...
Indonesia
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
In our first real estate client update, we discussed changes to the spatial utilisation permit, building permits, amendments under the Housing Law and Apartment Law, and foreign ownership of apartment units.
Ireland
Tax
Matheson
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of tax laws and regulations applicable in Ireland.
Eversheds Sutherland
It has been a tumultuous year, and in our newsletter, we focus on some of the current issues arising for pension schemes. A number of these themes were also explored in our recent pensions webinar,...
Arthur Cox
The European Data Protection Board (the "EDPB") has published its draft recommendations on measures that supplement transfer tools
Italy
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The Italian Data Protection Authority imposed a fine of €12,250,000 on the telecommunication giant Vodafone for unlawfully processing the personal data of millions of users for telemarketing purposes.
Luxembourg
Arendt & Medernach
Banking and insurance regulators are growing more and more attentive to the need for robust internal governance arrangements, within the entities subject to their supervision.
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
On 10 July 2020, the Luxembourg Parliament (Chambre des Députés) adopted a new law relating to professional payment guarantees.
Mexico
OLIVARES
As of November 5, 2020, a new Federal Law for the Protection of Industrial Property (IPPL) will supersede the current Industrial Property Law (IPL).
Bowmans
This edition of Africa Insights goes back to basics – food.
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