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Samuel Yang

New Guiding Opinions on Strengthening Industrial Internet Safety

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

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and nine other authorities recently published the Guiding Opinions on Strengthening Industrial Internet Safety in the context of establishing China's industrial internet security guarantee system.

Pooja Ramchandani

Provident fund liability: EPFO to the rescue

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation recently directed the provident fund authorities not to initiate inquiries into employers' previous wage structures on the assumption that certain allowances might not have been treated by employers as basic wages for the purposes of provident fund contributions.

Pawel Kulak

Supreme Court comments on anti-competitive vertical agreements

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

The Supreme Court recently explained that the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection does not have to identify all of the parties to an anti-competitive vertical agreement in decisions issued in such cases.

Alexander Vida

Applicant found to have acted in bad faith in order to abuse trademark protection

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office recently rejected a trademark application on the grounds of bad faith, finding that the applicant had attempted to register the mark so that he could charge a licence fee when a swimming arena with the same name commenced operations.

Ivana Manovelo

Open call for development and sale of RES projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

Croatian state-owned electricity company HEP Group is seeking partners for renewable energy projects.

Luke Tapp

Private companies can grant work permits to men sponsored by their families

Immigration - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation recently announced that private companies in the United Arab Emirates may now employ men who have been sponsored by their families on a dependant visa.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey