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Elsie F Hakim

New BKPM regulation clarifies guidelines and procedures for licensing and facilities under FDI regime

Corporate Finance/M&A - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Indonesia's Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) recently issued a new regulation that amends BKPM Regulation 6/2018, which sets out guidelines and procedures for licensing and facilities under Indonesia's foreign direct investment (FDI) regime.

Héctor Elias Chagoya

Plant inventions and patent eligibility trends

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property's examination criteria was previously consistent enough to provide patent applicants with legal certainty about the eligibility of plant-related inventions.

Marcel Meinhardt

Linked ETSs to benefit energy-intensive industries

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The CO2 Agreement between Switzerland and the European Union aims to link the Swiss and EU emissions trading systems (ETSs) to allow energy-intensive industries which currently participate in only the Swiss ETS to access the more dynamic EU emissions market.

Kenneth D Basch

Aircraft repossession in bankruptcy – Brazilian judiciary's inconsistent treatment of lessors

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

A number of recent aircraft repossession actions have demonstrated that a majority of judges have correctly recognised lessor rights to repossession in the face of apparent lease agreement defaults.

Adrian Attard

Flag injunctions: practical alternative to ship arrests

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Maltese law is straightforward in terms of who has a right to arrest and which claims can be secured by means of an arrest.

Angie Creery

Response published to consultation on misuse of confidentiality clauses

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

As part of a flurry of responses and new consultations issued in the last days of Theresa May's government, the response to the consultation on measures to prevent the misuse of confidentiality clauses in the workplace was published.

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