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Gönenç Gürkaynak

New commitment mechanism turns the tide in ongoing investigations

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

In June 2020 Law 7246 Amending the Law on the Protection of Competition entered into force and introduced significant changes to Turkish competition law, including with regard to the commitment mechanism.

Gabriela Salerno

Do ANVISA's new guidelines jeopardise the patentability of patent applications?

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

The National Health Surveillance Agency recently published four guidelines on its prior consent procedure, which all pharmaceutical patent applications in Brazil must undergo before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BRPTO) conducts the technical examination.

Altair Richards

Telemedicine: time for an upgrade?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a significant increase in the use of electronic platforms to provide access to health services.

Robert J Ernest

CBP FAQs on Xinjiang forced labour: due diligence requirements for apparel and tomato importers

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Following the region-wide withhold release orders (WROs) against cotton and tomato products produced in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has provided XUAR-specific FAQs.

Min Lee Tan

Calling on performance bonds: new test for unconscionability?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

With the recent enforcement of the Temporary Measures for Reducing the Impact of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Act 2020, the question has arisen as to whether it provides a new ground for contractors to challenge calls on bank guarantees.

Angelos G Paphitis

Employing a holding company as a family investment company: how does it compare to a family trust?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Given the strengthening of the rules on corporate tax avoidance, individuals must consider better estate protection strategies and undertake legitimate tax and tax avoidance planning.

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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