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Daniel R Zuccherino

Trade secrets legal regime – an updated overview

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

In Argentina, confidential information and trade secrets are protected by Section 39.2 of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, Section 156 of the Argentine Penal Code, Law 24,766 (the Confidentiality Law) and the recently passed Emergency Decree 274/2019, which regulates different unfair competition aspects.

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.

Aspa Pergamineli

Energy exchange update

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Following the completion of the Regulatory Energy Agency's (RAE's) recent consultation, the RAE designated 1 November 2020 as the effective date of operation of the intraday and day-ahead markets and the balancing market (electricity markets).

Maurus Winzap

Federal Council to request Parliament to abolish withholding tax on bonds

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The abolition of Swiss withholding tax on bonds and other collective debt financings is a welcome measure that allows Switzerland to significantly strengthen its position as an international finance and treasury centre.

Llewellyn V Boyer-Cartwright

Efforts to restore and boost air travel

Aviation - Bahamas
HarleyJames

Like the rest of the world, the Bahamian aviation sector continues to reel from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Neasa Coen

Sustainability in the charitable sector – is social investment the answer?

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The issue of sustainability for the charitable sector takes many guises, including in the way in which charities invest funds, but also in the activities which charities undertake and, by implication, fund.

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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