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W Todd Miller

Antitrust indictments for employer restraints against employees

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

In December 2020 the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted an individual employer owner, for the first time, for agreeing with a competing owner to reduce the wages that their workers were being paid.

Eduardo Buitrón de Vega Patuel

European Union recommends measures to be taken for use of technology and data to combat COVID-19

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

In April 2020 the European Commission issued Recommendation 2020/518 on establishing a common EU toolbox for the use of technology and data to combat the COVID-19 crisis, particularly with regard to mobile apps and the use of anonymised mobility data.

Alastair Hall

Beware: High Court refuses permission to rely on new witness statement prepared part way through trial

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court of England and Wales recently refused a claimant permission to rely on a witness statement of one its in-house lawyers, prepared during an ongoing trial, and call that witness to give oral evidence during the trial.

Rodrigo Moraes Costa

BRPTO anticipates Phase II of Patent Prosecution Highway Programme

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

Ordinance 404 recently came into force, establishing Phase II of the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Programme in Brazil.

Michelle Strowhiro

COVID-19 vaccine FAQs for employers

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

Employers can implement a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, subject to some conditions and exceptions.

Pedro Cortés

Draft law on tax benefits for activities dedicated to scientific and technological innovation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

The government has issued a draft law on tax benefits for undertaking activities dedicated to scientific and technological innovation.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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