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Samuel Yang

Method for evaluating security protection capabilities of critical information infrastructure

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

In August 2020 the National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee issued the Information Security Technology – Method for Evaluating the Security Protection Capabilities of Critical Information Infrastructure (Draft for Comment) for public comment.

Michael Harowski

Congress confirms that Jones Act applies to offshore wind farm activities

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

The US wind energy sector has been growing, with a substantial focus on offshore wind farm development.

Andrew Osborne

Right-to-work checks for EEA nationals during first half of 2021

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has confirmed that there will be no change to the right-to-work (RTW) check procedure for EEA nationals who start work in the United Kingdom between 1 January 2021 and 30 June 2021 (the post-transition grace period).

Claudia Bock

Competition authority imposes fine on retailer for abuse of significant market power

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

The Office for the Protection of Competition recently announced in a press release that it had imposed a Kc32 million (approximately €1.2 million) fine on Czech retail chain HRUŠKA, spol sro for an alleged abuse of significant market power.

Anthony V Lupo

DHS joins in broad enforcement effort against forced labour in apparel supply chains

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently blocked imports of cotton products from a major Chinese state-owned firm in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, saying that the company uses forced labour of ethnic Uighur Muslims.

Alexander Vogel

New DLT law is just around the corner

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In September 2020 Parliament passed a law to incorporate crypto assets and digital ledger technologies (DLT) into Swiss law.

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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