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Kaitlyn Gulle

Fiery fight over Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board's latest agreement

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

In 2019 the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board and the United Firefighters Union of Australia Operational Staff Agreement 2016 was approved.

Chandrawati Dewi

KPPU flexes muscles with revamped merger control guidelines

Competition & Antitrust - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

After fining numerous companies for late notification of mergers, consolidations and acquisitions in recent months, the new commissioners of the Indonesian Competition Commission who took office in May 2018 have once again shown their commitment to a more active enforcement of merger control rules by introducing new merger control guidelines..

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

New regulation on liberalisation of Greek energy market

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Law 4643/2019 on the liberalisation of the Greek energy market, the modernisation of the Public Power Corporation, the privatisation of the Public Natural Gas Company and the support of the renewable energy sector was recently published in the Official Journal.

Andreas Fankhauser

Supreme Court acquits air traffic controller

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

The Supreme Court recently upheld an appeal against the conviction of an air traffic controller who had cleared two aircraft in quick succession to take off from two crossing runways at Zurich airport.

Mark M Brennan

Washington State to try again for comprehensive privacy law

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The Washington Privacy Act (WPA) gained significant traction in the legislature in 2019, passing the state Senate almost unanimously, but ultimately failing in the state House of Representatives due to discussions around facial recognition and compliance challenges.

Noboru Taniguchi

Expanded protection for building and interior designs under revised Design Act

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry recently announced on its website that a Cabinet Order of 1 November 2019 had declared that the revised Design Act would come into force on 1 April 2020.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA