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Atsumi & Sakai | July 2022

As the period for staying vigilant against the rebound of the coronavirus infection by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government came to an end on May 22, 2022, we have relaxed the restrictions on the number of staff working in the office. However, as we continue to carry out staggered commuting hours for our staff, the hours of our reception desk, conference room usage, and operations of our main telephone number will be limited to 10:30 to 16:30 ...

Carey Olsen | July 2022

In the meantime, many individuals and families with significant wealth have seen their fortunes grow considerably despite these crises. In this environment, misassumptions may readily run rife ...

Wardynski & Partners | July 2022

Our brief guide explains which sanctions should be applied by entities operating in Poland, how to set up a sanctions compliance system, and what effects sanctions may have on trade agreements. The guide has been prepared by Łukasz Lasek, Anna Olejniczak-Michalska, Stanisław Drozd, Stefan Feliniak i Joanna Krakowiak ...

Wardynski & Partners | July 2022

Persons using medical services in Poland are subject to special legal protection. Regardless of their nationality, all patients have the same rights. Our guide explains the key patient rights and legal solutions concerning citizens of Ukraine ...

Carey | July 2022

On July 4th, 2022, three months after the deposit of the instrument of accession before the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, the "Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks" (the "Madrid Protocol") entered into force in our country. The accession determined that Chile joined the Madrid System, which covers 128 countries. The Madrid System contemplates a centralized trademark application and management process ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2022

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposed the introduction of a new Principle that “a firm must act to deliver good outcomes for retail customers” together with three cross-cutting rules and four proposed customer outcomes ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2022

The regulations incoprorate requirements on occupational pension scheme trustees under at 2019 Competition and Markets Authority Order to carry out a tender process for fiduciary management services and set objectives for their investment consultants. The Occupational Pension Schemes (Governance and Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (Regulations) will come into force on 1 October ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2022

This was introduced on 6 April 2022 and is an essential part of the recruitment process, as this will ensure you have a statutory excuse against a civil penalty and allow you to remain compliant as your duty of sponsors if you currently hold a sponsor licence. The digital right to work check can only be made by Identity Service Providers (IDSPs) for British and Irish Citizens  as physical proof of documents are expected to finish by 2025 ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | July 2022

Morten V. Meyer is specialised within M&A, contract law, real estate and tax law. His clients are from a wide range of industries. He has extensive experience with reorganisations and with assisting buyers and sellers with the sale and purchase of shares and businesses. In addition, Morten holds a real estate agent insurance and assists buyers and sellers of real estate in all steps of the process, including as settlement manager ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | July 2022

Camilla Flatum is specialised within shipping transactions and with ship- and bond financing. She has extensive experience from the shipping sector, assisting both owners, brokers, and financial institutions. Camilla also advises clients within the aviation sector, in financing matters especially. She has been associated with Simonsen Vogt Wiig since 2006, having previously worked for Nordic Trustee AS og Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB ...

Have you ever heard a story and thought, “That only happens in the movies!”? Well, this story may invoke that thought, but unfortunately for one lawyer, it transpired in real life. Although the rule is clear that lawyers cannot reveal privileged communications without client authorization, a Washington lawyer’s conduct illustrates that the rule is tough to remember, or recognize, in casual, friendly settings ...

Morgan & Morgan | June 2022

Throughout my career as a banker and as an attorney, as well as through experiences with friends and their families, I have noticed that there is no topic more taboo than talking to someone about their death and how they intend to distribute their accumulated assets during their lifetime. It is incredible that, for many, this topic is so difficult to face with an objective mind to leave their estate affairs in order, no matter how small it may be ...

Shearn Delamore & Co. | June 2022

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, Our Intellectual Property partners, Karen Abraham, Indran Shanmuganathan and Yap Khai Jian (Senior Associate), have co-authored the Q&A guide to trademark litigation in Malaysia published by Practical Law ...

Shearn Delamore & Co. | June 2022

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, The High Court ruled that it has no jurisdiction to injunct an application to recognize and enforcean arbitral award on the basis that there are no sums due and owing under the arbitral award. Danieli Co., Ltd filed an application to recognize and enforce a foreign arbitral award ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | June 2022

The Kentucky Supreme Court’s recent decision in Estate of Worrall v. J.P Morgan Bank, N.A. demonstrates the dangers to a trustee seeking a release from liability when distributing trust assets upon termination without following the statutory requirements. In Estate of Worrall, a corporate trustee sought to liquidate the trust assets of a terminating trust and conditioned the subsequent distribution of the assets on the beneficiary signing a release and indemnification agreement ...

Shoosmiths LLP | June 2022

In a recent case, a unilateral termination clause in the relevant contract had no bearing on whether termination via agreement between the parties was available, and the court held that novation of the contract by the conduct of the parties was valid ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | June 2022

As of June 21, 2022, importers of goods from China and other countries that contain China origin inputs of components or raw materials are subject to the enforcement provisions of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA). As a result, importers should now perform significant due diligence on all tiers of the supply chain of their imports and update their compliance policies and internal controls to address the risks of forced labor in their supply chains ...

Buchalter | June 2022

June 28, 2022 By: Michael Flynn* In its recent Semiannual Risk Perspective, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has highlighted the difficulties banks face finding adequate numbers and quality of hires for compliance oversight. While there are several reasons for this issue, it comes at an especially inopportune time, when banks face increasing compliance demands and regulator requirements that target compliance activities and Chief Compliance Officers specifically ...

Are you feeling lucky? Hungary set to liberalise the online sports betting market Hungarians fancying a flutter on their local football team winning the next game can only (legally) indulge in doing so through a state-owned monopolist. This is about to change, however, as Hungary is set to liberalise its online sports betting market providing opportunity for EU gaming operators ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | June 2022

Dr. Christine Calleja, from Mamo TCV Advocates, attended this year’s European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) annual conference, held between the 23rd and 25th June. After an absence of three years, the conference hosted around 450 lawyers who specialise mainly in employment law. This year, delegates from the employment lawyers association of each country met before the start of the conference, discussing ideas for future collaboration ...

Asters | June 2022

The military aggression of Russia and its satellites against Ukraine is not only a personal tragedy of Ukrainians and a threat to the existence of Ukrainian statehood. It also has an economic dimension in the form of huge material losses suffered by both Ukraine in general and each citizen in particular ...

Asters | June 2022

Military action has made adjustments to the activities of the vast majority of companies in Ukraine. Unfortunately, for many employers, the issue of revising the terms of remuneration of staff in the direction of reduction has become relevant. The Law of Ukraine “On the Organization of Labor Relations in Martial Law”  (the Law), which entered into force on March 24, reminded of the restriction of the constitutional right to work for the period of martial law ...

Asters | June 2022

Rozhen, who has dealt with paperwork at least once in his life, understands how important the role of a notary is. The notary certifies the powers of attorney of individuals, wills, contracts for the alienation of real estate, issues certificates of the right to inheritance and performs many other notarial acts ...

Asters | June 2022

What is important to consider? Many Ukrainian citizens are forced to stay abroad due to a full-scale Russian invasion. Some were there before the war and could not return, others had to leave Ukraine after February 24. It is clear that something is very difficult to predict at the moment and it can happen that, depending on your circumstances, your stay abroad can be long ...

Asters | June 2022

On June 21, the President  signed a  law ratifying the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (hereinafter referred to as the Convention). The day before, the law was passed by the Verkhovna Rada, 259 people's deputies voted for ratification, and only eight opposed it ...

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