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David Smyth

Court considers claim to money in court once injunction discharged

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently allowed a defendant's application for the release to him of a sum of money paid into court by the plaintiffs in order to fortify an asset freezing injunction that the plaintiffs had obtained against (among others) the defendant.

Michael Paul Agius

Maritime Labour Convention amendments incorporated into Maltese law

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Malta recently implemented the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 into domestic law.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

TIPO issues Q&A on examination practices of new Patent Act

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In 2019 the new Patent Act took effect, setting stricter time limits for parties to propose attack and defence methods in invalidation procedures to avoid delays in and improve the effectiveness of invalidation examinations.

Sarah Rausi

Revised COVID-19 Wage Supplement Scheme launched

Employment & Immigration - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

In a recent press conference, the government announced details of a revision of the Wage Supplement Scheme, under which COVID-19 business aid will no longer be calculated on the basis of an entity's Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community classification code, but rather on loss of turnover.

Galina Petkova

CEZ's acquisition approved after reassessment of prohibition

Competition & Antitrust - Bulgaria
Schoenherr

In August 2020 the Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC) reopened its in-depth review of the sale of CEZ's Bulgarian assets to Eurohold.

Samuel Yang

Ministry of Commerce to launch pilot programme on cross-border data transfer security management

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

In August 2020 the Ministry of Commerce issued the Master Plan for Comprehensively Deepening the Pilot Programme on the Innovative Development of Trade in Services.

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