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Daniel R Zuccherino

Trade secrets legal regime – an updated overview

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

In Argentina, confidential information and trade secrets are protected by Section 39.2 of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, Section 156 of the Argentine Penal Code, Law 24,766 (the Confidentiality Law) and the recently passed Emergency Decree 274/2019, which regulates different unfair competition aspects.

Eva Škufca

Competition Protection Agency investigates potential collusion among four LPG providers

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

The Competition Protection Agency has initiated an investigation into a potential restrictive agreement or concerted practices among four energy companies.

Bruce MacNeil

Enforcement under Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Security Interests (Jersey) Law (SIJL) 2012 came into force on 2 January 2014, changing the way in which security is created, perfected and enforced over Jersey intangible movable property.

Arthur Shay

NCC grants subsidy to broadcasters and channel operators affected during 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 NT$3,000 (approximately $105))..

Carolyn Soakell

Self-employed financial support extended until April 2021

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government's Coronavirus Self-Employment Income Support Scheme has been extended for a further six months, providing two further three-month grants after the expiry of the second grant period.

Elena Christodoulou

Tax Department clarifies tax status of permanent establishments and legal persons during COVID-19 pandemic

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the imposition of various measures on a global scale which have inevitably put restrictions on the physical presence of persons at their workplaces.

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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