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Samuel Yang

Comments sought on security requirements of facial recognition data

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

The National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently released the Information Security Technology – Security Requirements of Face Recognition Data (Draft for Comment) for public comment.

Sascha Dethof

Federal Cartel Office provides guidance on Standards of Effective Compliance for first time

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher LLP

The Federal Cartel Office recently published its Standards of Effective Compliance.

Bernd Rajal

Energy from biomass and biogas

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The eagerly awaited Renewable Expansion Law relies on market premiums aimed at compensating for the difference between the production costs of electricity from renewable sources and the average market price for electricity.

Sandie Lyne

Snapshot: enforcement against real property – saisie

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

'Saisie' (ie, to seize) is a court-driven Guernsey customary law process governed by the Saisie Procedure (Simplification) (Bailiwick) Order 1952.

Muazzez Korutürk

Are second medical use patents protected?

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

A first-instance court decision that second medical use patents granted before 13 December 2007 are not patentable is waiting to be evaluated by the General Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court, despite the decision already having being overturned by the Supreme Court.

Síobhra Rush

Ireland moves one step closer to introducing statutory sick pay

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The government confirmed that it has approved the drafting of the General Scheme of the Sick Leave Bill 2021, which will make it mandatory for employers in Ireland to provide statutory sick pay (SSP) to employees.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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