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Katarzyna Michalowska

New film production support scheme launched

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

Under a new financial support scheme, the Polish Film Institute will now offer cash rebates as a form of support for the production of feature films, documentaries, animated films and TV series.

Nicos Panayiotou

Supreme Court declares legislation extending paternity leave and benefits to unmarried fathers unconstitutional

Employment & Benefits - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In late 2018 the House of Representatives introduced amendments which granted paternity leave and benefits to unmarried working fathers.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Natural gas distribution and supply sector is undergoing reform

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

A draft law on the further unbundling and privatisation of the public natural gas company DEPA was recently submitted to Parliament.

Carlos P Martins

Class action regarding flight passes denied certification

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

The Quebec Supreme Court recently declined to certify a class action based on the application of certain sections of the Consumer Protection Act or its Alberta equivalent to flight passes sold by Air Canada.

Godofredo Mendes Vianna

Brazil takes first steps to comply with IMO's 2020 sulphur emissions cap

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In 2016 the International Maritime Organisation approved a reduction of the maximum amount of sulphur that can be contained in ships' fuel oil by January 2020.

Monic Nisa Devina

New Bank Indonesia regulation on prudential rules for offshore debt and FX-denominated liabilities

Banking - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Bank Indonesia recently issued an umbrella regulation on the application of prudential norms.

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