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Olivia Jamison

Consultation on introduction of market restrictions on certain single-use plastics in Scotland

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Scottish government has launched a public consultation on the introduction of market restrictions on certain single-use plastic items.

Marcella Ballard

Seeing green post-Election Day 2020: state trademarks for cannabis goods and services

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota have voted to legalise recreational marijuana use for individuals aged 21 years and older and Mississippi has voted to allow prescribed medical marijuana for people with certain conditions.

Michael Lips

Voters reject popular initiative to tighten responsibilities of Swiss-based companies

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Swiss voters recently rejected a popular initiative that aimed to tighten the responsibilities of Swiss-based companies with respect to their global activities.

Samuel Beighton

When does competition law apply to public bodies? Recent guidance from Competition Appeal Tribunal

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

In the context of a claim brought by Strident Publishing Limited against Creative Scotland, the Competition Appeal Tribunal has reiterated that UK and EU competition law applies to a public body only where it is acting as an 'undertaking'.

Kosmas Karanikolas

New transitional flexibility remuneration mechanism and registration of flexibility service providers

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

In July 2020 a ministerial decision of the Ministry of Environment and Energy was published in the Official Gazette.

Garon Anthony

Money transfer for specific purpose – High Court ruling on Quistclose trusts

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

Quistclose trusts classically arise in situations where loans are made for a specific purpose.

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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