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Stéphanie Girard

French language requirements in Quebec: an introduction

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Charter of the French Language gives the French language the status of an official language in Quebec, thus making its use mandatory in all spheres of public life in the province, including commerce and business.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

New Mexican Official Standards for ozone and particles in air

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Ministry of Health recently published two projects on the National Regulatory Improvement Commission's online system for consultation.

Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The benefits of using a Guernsey company are extremely wide but generally include separate legal identity, limited liability for shareholders and ease of transfer of ownership.

Rainer Herzig

Reimbursement for medicine not listed in Reimbursement Code?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Although Austrian social security provides for a legal entitlement to benefits in kind (ie, free administration of medicines listed in the Reimbursement Code, except for a small prescription fee), the Organisation of Austrian Social Security is reluctant to reimburse the cost of medicines not listed in the Reimbursement Code.

Phillipe De Wulf

Last call to implement electronic voting or voting by letter for COVID-19-proof social elections

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

In principle, companies should have decided whether to vote electronically in the social elections as early as February 2020.

Samuel Yang

MIIT launches special campaign to promote governance of apps that infringe rights and interests

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

In order to effectively strengthen the protection of users' personal information, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued the Notice on Carrying out the Special Campaign to Promote Governance on Apps that Infringe Upon Users' Rights and Interests, requiring that a national app testing platform management system be launched before the end of August 2020.

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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