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On September 9, 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which directs federal agencies to include in certain federal contracts a clause requiring the contractor to comply with all guidance published by the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force. Included in those guidelines is a mandate that all federal contractor employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless the employee is legally entitled to an accommodation ...

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | August 2022

pOver the last several years, traditional insurance has become increasingly expensive as insurers use risks and claims associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, geopolitical risk, supply-chain disruption, inflation and intensifying severe weather events to justify premium raises and coverage reductions ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) has kept its Tier 1 ranking in M&A and Restructuring and Insolvency in the latest rankings released by IFLR1000, the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms. Earlier this year, SyCipLaw also received Tier 1 rankings in Banking, Capital markets: Equity, Project development, and in Project finance ...

Carey | August 2022

Law No. 21,398 (known as the "Pro-Consumer Law"), which amended Law No. 19,496, Consumer Protection Act ("CPA"), reinforced the right of withdrawal in distance purchases, establishing that: Consumers may exercise the right of withdrawal or repentance, within a period of 10 days from receipt of the product, without expression of cause, with respect to all purchases of goods, without conditioning the right to the will of the supplier ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | August 2022

  On the 12 August 2022, the MFSA has issued a Circular to inform the financial services industry of the launch of a new standardised template (“Annex AX26: Source of Wealth and Source of funds self-declaration form”) to be used with immediate effect when submitting a statement of source of wealth and source of funds ...

Asters | August 2022

In July, the Antimonopoly Committee asked the Ministry of Strategic Industries to update the conditions for providing state aid to companies that develop, manufacture, repair, and service aviation equipment and engines. What to update and how, the committee wrote in recently adopted  recommendations .  Asters lawyer  Olena Gadomska told Mind what the latter envisage, why AMCU is resorting to such changes and who they will affect   ...

PLMJ | August 2022

  The draft diploma on the simplification of licenses and procedures for companies in the environmental area was submitted to public consultation on the 3rd of August (the “Proposal”). The Proposal contains measures mainly in the environmental area, but also measures with a transversal impact, applicable to the administrative activity and public authorities (e.g., the certification mechanism for tacit approvals) ...

Kudun and Partners | August 2022

Since the lifting of the strict lockdown in the first quarter of 2022 and the decrease in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Thai economy has shown signs of recovery. However, Thailand still faces a battle in bringing its economy back up to pre-pandemic levels in order to compete with its ASEAN neighbors, not to mention the world ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | August 2022

  On the 8th August 2022, the Malta Financial Services Authority (hereinafter referred to as “the MFSA”) issued a Circular on Adopting the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (hereinafter referred to as “EIOPA”) Revised Guidelines on the Legal Entity Identifier (hereinafter referred to as “the Guidelines”) which became applicable on the 1st July 2022 and which repealed the Guidelines on the use of the Legal Entity Identif

Afridi & Angell | August 2022

All entities (free zone limited liability companies and branch offices) registered under the jurisdiction of Dubai Development Authority (DDA) are required to file their most recent audited financial statements along with a summary sheet (to be generated through their AXS portal account) on or before 31 October 2022. Entities are required to make these filings through their respective AXS portal accounts ...

On Thursday, August 19, 2022, as mandated by Executive Order 14063, issued by President Biden February 4, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council proposed a rule to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs) to require that federal contractors and their subcontractors enter into project labor agreements (PLAs) with unions as a condition to receiving federal construction contracts worth $35 million or more ...

Carey Olsen | August 2022

The decision will be relevant for parties seeking to bring claims in the BVI courts where there are competing jurisdictions and systems of law at play. Funders and ATE insurers will also find the decision of interest where they are considering the merits of funding cross-border claims involving BVI defendants. A copy of the judgment is available here.  Background WWRT had commenced proceedings in the BVI against Carosan, a BVI company, and BK, a Ukrainian businessman ...

Shearn Delamore & Co. | August 2022

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, We are pleased to bring you the latest legal updates for August 2022. Financial Services Securities Commission Malaysia Issues Consultation Paper on Proposed Regulatory Framework for Technology Risk Management by Capital Market Entities Islamic Financial Services (Minimum Amount of Capital Funds or Surplus of Assets Over Liabilities) (Licensed Person) (Amendment) (No ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | August 2022

Introduction In order to enforce a claim that is in default and overdue, there must be either a so-called general basis for enforcement (judgment, in-court settlement, etc.) or a special basis for enforcement. Special bases for enforcement will vary depending on the asset that needs to be realised ...

Quarles & Brady LLP | August 2022

Quarles & Brady partner Chris Nickels provided insight for an American City Business Journals article about what the latest COVID-19 guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) means for employers ...

This week, we provide extensive write-ups about two consequential decisions issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit concerning two procedural issues under the America Invents Act (“AIA”), both following Supreme Court decisions.  In In re: Palo Alto Networks, Inc., Appeal No. 2022-145 (Fed. Cir. Aug ...

Kudun and Partners | August 2022

Thanyaluck Thongrompo, partner of Kudun and Partners, was invited to be a speaker at the Faculty of Business Administration, Maejo University on the topic “Digital Assets Law in Thailand” where she shared her knowledge and experience in handling digital asset matters in Thailand. This seminar is a part of the business administration students’ academic program that focuses on derivatives, with digital assets being one of the most popular topics of recent ...

Summer 2022 has been an incredible season for women’s sport. In the UK, the English women’s football team won the UEFA Women’s Euros and there has been a brilliant run of British winners at the Commonwealth Games, including gold medals for Eilish McColgan in the 10,000 metres, Pauline Wilson and 72-year-old Rosemary Lenton in the Para lawn bowls, and Katarina Johnson-Thompson in the heptathlon, to name a few ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | August 2022

As all court cases do, the Supreme Court's landmark decision in West Virginia v. EPA last month addressed a specific question: whether the Environmental Protection Agency had the statutory authority to shut down power plants and reshape significant parts of the energy sector in its effort to reduce emissions. The answer was a plain and simple no. Equally clear was the court's argument, which has implications for administrative actions well beyond this case ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | August 2022

On June 14, 2022, HB 140 (134th General Assembly; Amended House Bill 140), also known as the “Ballot Uniformity and Transparency Act” (the “Act”), was signed into law, providing dramatic changes to Ohio’s ballot language and election notices for property tax levies and bond issues affecting Ohio political subdivisions (Click Here for Summary) ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | August 2022

Nelfo is a national trade association for electro, IT, electronic communications, system integrators, and lift companies in Norway. The main point addressed in the complaint to ESA was the allegation that the municipality had overcompensated companies within the BKK Group for maintaining and operating street lights along municipal public roads ...

Buchalter | August 2022

August 17, 2022 By: Gwenneth O’Hara, Nora Sheriff and Christopher Parker President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (HR 5376) (the Act) into law on August 16, 2022. This update provides a high level overview of the Act’s incentives for the energy sector. We have published a separate update regarding the Act’s energy storage incentives. The Act provides $750 billion for a range of issues, including $400 billion for energy and climate ...

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