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Abigail Smith

Few significant changes made in final PMPRB guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board recently published the final version of its guidelines which operationalise the amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations scheduled to come into force on 1 January 2021.

Gabrielle Rahming

New legislation aims to promote proper use of environment

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

In December 2019 Parliament passed a package of environmental bills geared towards developing, reinforcing and strengthening the laws which promote and support the management, protection, enhancement and proper use of the Bahamian environment.

Kay C Georgi

Trump bars investments by US persons in Communist Chinese military companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

In his last days in office, President Trump has taken a swipe against companies identified by the Department of Defence as Communist Chinese military companies by prohibiting US persons from investing in such companies.

Sascha Dethof

FCO provides further information on development of B2B internet platform

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has given further advice on the development of a business-to-business internet platform in a recently published case report on OLF Germany.

Shalina Crossley

High Court rules that 'workers' should be protected from health and safety detriment

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The High Court recently ruled that the United Kingdom has failed to properly implement EU health and safety law by restricting protection from detriment on health and safety grounds to 'employees'.

Samuel Yang

Six government agencies call for recommendation of national green data centres in 2020

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

In August 2020 the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and five other government agencies issued the Circular on Organising and Implementing the Recommendation of National Green Data Centres.

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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