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Abigail Smith

Few significant changes made in final PMPRB guidelines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board recently published the final version of its guidelines which operationalise the amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations scheduled to come into force on 1 January 2021.

Shuhua Zhang

Stopping patent infringement in four months through administrative action

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

LPG Systems recently received an administrative decision from the Beijing Intellectual Property Office ordering an infringer to stop its design patent infringement.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Administrative court's Enerjisa decisions: 'anti-competitive effects' redefined?

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

In 2018 the Competition Board imposed administrative fines amounting to TL143 million on three retail electricity sales companies (RESCs) and one electricity distribution company for abusing their dominant positions in various markets.

Fabienne Limacher

Tax relief on employee shares in start-ups and other non-listed companies

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Under the current tax framework, the non-uniform cantonal tax practices on the capital gains treatment and valuation of employee shares in start-ups and other non-listed companies lead to different tax consequences for employees depending on their place of residence.

Laura Shirreffs

COVID-19 and residential tenancies: where are we now?

Real Estate - Jersey
Ogier

The States of Jersey enacted the COVID-19 (Residential Tenancy) (Temporary Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 in an attempt to address the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Marwa M Hassoun

Military licence review factors expanded for NS-controlled items to China, Venezuela and Russia

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently issued a final rule amending the licence review policy for items on the Commerce Control List that are controlled for national security reasons and destined for China, Venezuela or Russia.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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