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Arthur Shay

NCC grants subsidy to broadcasters and channel operators affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

Subsequent to the requisition of selected airtime from 213 TV channels and 161 radio stations nationwide since 22 January 2020, the National Communications Commission recently announced its subsidy policy for compensating the direct cost of labour incurred by the operators involved (ie, each TV channel operator will be paid NT$24,000 (approximately $842) per month between 22 January 2020 and 30 June 2021 and each radio station operator will be paid NT$3,000 (approximately $105))..

Ryoji Moroi

Update on FIT certificate nullification procedure

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

A significant component of the recently approved Proposal to Amend the Electricity Business Act for the Purposes of Establishing a Resilient and Sustainable Electricity System is the nullification of feed-in tariff (FIT) certificates.

Agnieszka Fedor

How is remote work regulated in Poland?

Employment & Immigration - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

During the COVID-19 pandemic many companies have decided to let their employees work from home.

Hitomi Iwase

Revisions to Copyright Act to tackle online pirating

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

In the past decade, the Japanese manga and entertainment industries have been severely damaged by pirate sites which typically operate on servers located in jurisdictions lacking sufficient copyright protection.

Gabrielle Rahming

New legislation aims to promote proper use of environment

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

In December 2019 Parliament passed a package of environmental bills geared towards developing, reinforcing and strengthening the laws which promote and support the management, protection, enhancement and proper use of the Bahamian environment.

Samuel Beighton

Merger control: CMA's ability to reject remedy proposals

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

In April 2020 the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) dismissed a challenge by Ecolab, Inc of the Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA's) decision in its final report on Ecolab's completed acquisition of The Holchem Group Limited, including in relation to the CMA's required divestiture remedy.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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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