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Steven B Steinborn

National Advertising Division refers supplement advertising to FTC

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

A recent action by the National Advertising Division (NAD), a self-regulatory arm of the Better Business Bureau, illustrates that advertisers that participate but decline to be bound by an NAD decision can expect to be referred to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

David Maria Marino

Control over distribution networks: recent IVASS and ANIA clarifications

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

Section 46 of Institute for the Supervision of Insurance (IVASS) Regulation 40/2018 concerns (re)insurance distribution and provides that undertakings must, among other things, draft an annual report on the control over their distribution networks, which must be submitted to the board and the compliance division and delivered to IVASS.

Marwa M Hassoun

First unilateral export control on AI software issued

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

After a more than one-year wait, the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has imposed controls on its first 'emerging technology' – software specially designed to automate the analysis of geospatial imagery.

Valery Narezhniy

Calculating share of Russian immovable property for corporate income tax purposes

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

At the end of 2019, the Federal Tax Service issued clarifications on calculating the share of Russian immovable property in the indirect sale of such property for corporate income tax purposes.

Abigail Smith

Consultation on draft Patented Medicines Regulations ends and selected presentations published

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The consultation period for the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board's (PMPRB's) draft guidelines operationalising the amended Patented Medicines Regulations recently ended, after two extensions.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition aspects of merger control: 2019 M&A status report

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Competition Board recently published its annual M&A status report, which outlines statistics on merger control decisions with regard to the number of transactions, the parties' country of origin, economic activities and transaction values.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, 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