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Justin Savage

Investment funds update: Q2 2020

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Over the past quarter, the Cayman Islands enacted a number of changes to laws and regulations which affect, or will affect, Cayman funds, including with respect to the Private Funds Law, the administrative fines regime, disclosure requirements and the automatic exchange of information portal.

Munir Hassan

Future of offshore networks – government announces review

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng recently announced a review into the existing offshore transmission regime to address the barriers that the current single radial connection approach presents to the further significant deployment of offshore wind.

Ian Mirandah

DGIP-JPO: PPH request window clearly defined for faster patent examination and grant

Intellectual Property - Indonesia
Mirandah Asia

The renewal of the memorandum of understanding between the Indonesian Directorate General of Intellectual Property and the Japan Patent Office, comprising part of a joint statement of intent, has brought about an alteration to the possible timing of the filing of a request in connection with the patent prosecution highway programme between the two IP offices (concurrently renewed), which could make the examination and grant of Indonesian patents more efficient for applicants..

Eva Škufca

Administrative Court revokes TV channel divestment order

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

​The Administrative Court recently overturned a Competition Protection Agency (CPA) divestment order, pursuant to which Dutch telecoms provider United Group was required to sell its Sport Klub TV channels for having breached the competition rules relating to market concentration.

Marija Blagojevic

Transaction price mechanisms in times of COVID-19

Corporate Finance/M&A - Austria
Schoenherr

In times like these, parties should consider the key parameters of a contemplated transaction even more carefully.

Dániel Gera

Access to employee emails – enhanced authority control

Employment & Immigration - Hungary
Schoenherr

More than two years after the EU General Data Protection Regulation's entry into force, employers' access to employee email accounts still raises several questions.

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