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Jürg Schneider

Federal Council in favour of requiring critical infrastructures to report cyberattacks

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently tasked the Department of Finance with drafting a bill which will introduce a cyberattack notification obligation for operators of critical infrastructure.

Carmen Verdonck

BCA suspects Caudalie of imposing minimum resale prices on distributors and limiting active and passive online sales

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
ALTIUS

Following dawn raids carried out in 2018, the Belgian Competition Authority's Investigation and Prosecution Service has opened an investigation regarding alleged anti-competitive practices committed by Caudalie, a French cosmetics company specialising in vinotherapy, after a Belgian pharmacist complained that his supplier was imposing a pricing policy on him..

Patrick M Roszell

Cloud computing: overview of IP issues

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Cloud computing has increasingly become a dominant model for computer and IT service, with the majority of businesses worldwide using computing resources and storing data in the Cloud.

Marco Manzone

Supreme Court rules on defence of lack of jurisdiction due to state immunity

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Supreme Court recently ruled in a case concerning the defence of lack of jurisdiction due to state immunity claimed by Rina SpA in the matter concerning the sinking of the Al-Salam Boccaccio 98.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Are mutual termination agreements covered by the COVID-19-related termination prohibition?

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Government bodies have introduced progressive measures and restrictions to minimise the COVID-19 pandemic's negative impact on employment and sustain employment relationships.

David Heffernan

DOT confirms that comfort animals are not service animals

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The US Department of Transportation has issued a new regulation which substantially revises its rules governing the transportation of service animals on board aircraft.

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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