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Mathew Newman

Royal Court issues letter of request to High Court

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

Two joint administrators recently applied to the Royal Court of Guernsey seeking an order that it issue the High Court of Justice of England and Wales with a letter of request to act in aid of and auxiliary to the Royal Court in recognising their appointment as administrators of a company.

Libin Zhang

Draft Atomic Energy Law published for public comment

Energy & Natural Resources - China
Broad & Bright

The Ministry of Justice recently published for public comment the draft Atomic Energy Law, which the legislature had been drafting for nearly 30 years.

Federico De Noriega

New cybersecurity rules for banks

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Ministry of Finance and Public Credit recently published a resolution in the Official Gazette modifying the general regulations that apply to banks.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit holds that patent term extension not invalid for obviousness-type double patenting

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A Federal Circuit panel recently held that a patent term extension (PTE) granted pursuant to 35 USC Section 156 was not invalid for obviousness-type double patenting.

Ruth Zadikany

California appellate court rules that Dynamex test applies only to wage order claims

Employment & Benefits - USA
Mayer Brown LLP

A California appellate court has ruled that the California Supreme Court's recent decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc v Superior Court, which established a new test for determining whether to classify workers as independent contractors, is limited to claims under the Industrial Welfare Commission's wage orders.

Samuel Yang

Cyberspace Administration of China issues regulations for financial information service providers

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Cyberspace Administration of China recently issued the Administrative Regulations on the Provision of Financial Information Services.

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