International Law Office

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Bernardo Freitas

Equity crowdfunding: alternative method of fundraising during COVID-19 pandemic

Banking & Financial Services - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

Equity crowdfunding is a form of online fundraising conducted via an electronic platform for participatory investment which can help to boost business.

Bernardine Adkins

Global Britain? Rules, Britannia: Britannia screens the investment waves

International Trade - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The government recently published the National Security & Investment Bill.

James Bergstrom

DITC Portal update

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The new Department for International Tax Cooperation (DITC) Portal launched in early November 2020.

Shuhua Zhang

Stopping patent infringement in four months through administrative action

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

LPG Systems recently received an administrative decision from the Beijing Intellectual Property Office ordering an infringer to stop its design patent infringement.

Beatrijs Gielen

First Belgian ruling on abuse of economic dependence

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
ALTIUS

In August 2020 a new act introducing a prohibition on the abuse of economic dependence entered into force in Belgium.

Bruno Floriani

Cutting the red tape: recent amendments to Ontario's franchise disclosure act

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

In 2017 the Ontario government enacted the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act with the objective of alleviating unnecessary regulatory burdens for businesses.

OnDemand

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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