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James Heinicke

Administrative fines regime extended

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 recently came into force, extending the administrative fines regime beyond breaches of the Anti-money Laundering Regulations to a much broader spectrum of breaches under various Cayman regulatory laws.

Francisco Venetucci

Use of open-loop scrubbers complies with Argentine regulations

Shipping & Transport - Argentina
Venetucci & Asociados

Argentina has not ratified Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships and there is no domestic legislation concerning the use of exhaust gas cleaning systems.

Antonia Torrente

Court of appeal recognises well-known nature of DINOSAURUS trademark and declares use of GALLESAUROS sign to be infringing

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Barcelona Court of Appeal recently recognised the well-known nature of the DINOSAURUS trademark owned by Galletas Artiach and its infringement by La Flor Burgalesa for using the GALLESAUROS sign applied to biscuits.

Samuel Yang

MIIT finds that 16 app operators infringed users' rights and interests

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently established third-party testing institutions to monitor mobile apps and ordered app operators found to have infringed users' rights and interests to rectify this problem.

Celia Jenkins

Health insurance cover for mental illnesses

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

Owing to rising concerns around mental healthcare in India and the legislative push to recognise the crucial role that medical insurance plays in the treatment of mental disorders globally, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has introduced certain measures for the insurance sector aimed at including the treatment of mental illness in the coverage offered under insurance policies.

Kamil Zawicki

New draft Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms Act published

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

Following public consultations conducted by the minister of state assets, the Ministry of Climate has published a new version of the draft Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms Act.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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