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Stephen McNaught

An uphill struggle? Drop-in planning permissions and incompatibility following Hillside case

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

A recent Court of Appeal case is the latest in a series of recent planning law cases to be decided against the developer.

Wu Xiaohui

Bolar exemption does not apply to offering to sell patented drugs

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The China National Intellectual Property Administration recently released details of 10 exemplary patent administrative enforcement cases from 2019.

Bernardo Freitas

Hostile dispute between Stone and TOTVS over merger with Linx

Corporate Finance/M&A - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

The recent dispute between StoneCo Ltd and TOTVS SA over the acquisition of Linx SA has brought to light many important matters, especially directors' responsibility for damages caused to a company or its shareholders.

Eduardo Buitrón de Vega Patuel

Short-term health preparedness for COVID-19 outbreaks

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

The European Union recently published a communication on the European Union's short-term health preparedness for COVID-19 outbreaks, which aims to reinforce the European Union's preparedness and create a coordinated response capacity to counter further outbreaks of COVID-19.

Bernardo Freitas

CVM eases investment crowdfunding rules

Banking & Financial Services - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

In light of the growing popularity of crowdfunding as a means of financing and maintaining small businesses' operations, it has remained on the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission's (CVM's) agenda, leading to discussions as to how the existing regulation can be improved.

Samuel Beighton

Retailers and suppliers face enforcement risks regarding RPM

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

In June 2020 the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) made a number of announcements regarding certain investigations into resale price maintenance (RPM) within the UK musical instruments sector.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

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