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Carlos P Martins

Air passenger rights group challenges CTA statements on COVID-19 vouchers

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

In March 2020 the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) issued public statements suggesting that it could be reasonable for airlines to provide travel vouchers for flights cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, rather than providing refunds.

Daniel Davies

Canadian courts show trend of awarding higher costs in IP litigation

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Canada's evolving costs regime in the IP litigation context raises important considerations for litigants.

Arthur Shay

Government subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment available from 2021

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission recently announced that the government will allocate NT$26.65 billion from 2021 to 2025 to subsidise the 5G network deployment of five telecoms operators under the premium bid prize collected from the 5G spectrum auction in January 2020.

Ryoji Moroi

Update on FIT certificate nullification procedure

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

A significant component of the recently approved Proposal to Amend the Electricity Business Act for the Purposes of Establishing a Resilient and Sustainable Electricity System is the nullification of feed-in tariff (FIT) certificates.

Sebastián Yanine

Supreme Court's new take on international arbitration clauses

Arbitration & ADR - Chile
Bofill Escobar Silva Abogados

Historically, the Santiago Court of Appeals has held that parties' only recourse against an international arbitral award is the set-aside procedure.

Andrew Osborne

Immigration Rules confirmed for Hong Kong British National (Overseas) citizens

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

From 31 January 2021 two new immigration routes will be introduced for British National (Overseas) (BN(O)) citizens and their adult children who were born on or after 1 July 1997.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan