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Patricia Yeung

Employers' guide to Employment Support Scheme

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

To tackle the unemployment and loss of income caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has introduced an HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme (ESS) as part of the second round of anti-pandemic relief measures.

Mark W Brennan

California Privacy Rights Act to appear on November 2020 ballot

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) has received enough valid signatures to appear on the November 2020 ballot.

Rainer Herzig

Relevance of expert guidelines for assessing medical malpractice

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Recent case law suggests that, although medical society and other expert committee guidelines are non-binding, they may serve as evidence to specify current medical standards.

Will Pearce

Regulatory scrutiny of M&A transactions: United Kingdom extends power to intervene in foreign takeovers

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

The government recently announced amendments to the merger control regime which extend its discretionary powers to intervene on national security or public interest grounds.

Janine Häsler

No review by Swiss courts of government's approach to climate change

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Supreme Court has held that an association of elderly women lacks standing to request the Swiss courts to review Switzerland's approach to meeting the Paris Agreement targets to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Bernd Rajal

Consultations on TAR NC and second amendment to Gas System Charges Ordinance

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

EU Regulation 2017/460 established a network code on harmonised transmission tariff structures (TAR NC).

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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