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Patricia Barboza

What is PM 905 and will it lead to another labour reform in Brazil?

Employment & Benefits - Brazil
CGM Advogados

Provisional Measure 905/2019 (PM 905) was recently published in the Official Gazette, creating a new type of employment agreement specifically designed to incentivise companies to offer individuals aged between 19 and 29 their first formal job in exchange for benefits relating mainly to payroll taxation.

Paul Ranjard

SPC clarifies requirements for citing prior use defence in trademark infringement cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

A recent Supreme People's Court (SPC) decision clarified the requirements to cite the prior use defence under Article 59.3 of the Trademark Law.

Peter Aall Simonsen

NVE will not extend commissioning deadlines beyond 31 December 2021

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate recently announced restrictions on its practice of extending commissioning deadlines for wind power farms.

Tan Meiyen

Potential cryptocurrency issues in insolvency and restructuring sphere

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

Otonomos BCC Pte Ltd is one of the first technology companies specialising in blockchain technology to be wound up by the Singapore courts.

Leon Scheicher

Judicial authorisation of transfer of shares with restricted transferability

Company & Commercial - Austria
Schoenherr

The Supreme Court recently dealt, for the first time, with the judicial authorisation of a transfer of shares with restricted transferability in joint stock companies.

Alexander Vogel

FinSA/FinIA: proposed follow-up regulation by FINMA

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The new Financial Services Act and Financial Institutions Act came into force on 1 January 2020 together with the implementing ordinances.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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