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Rikke Falk Dambo

Legislative programme for 2020/2021 parliamentary year: impact on employment law

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has published the legislative programme for the 2020/2021 parliamentary year, which includes bills relating to, among other things, maternity leave and sickness benefits, the reporting of occupational accidents, the state retirement age, compensation in regard to workplace violence and protection against discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people..

Ian Mirandah

What's in a name? Petsmart Inc fails to prove that Vietnamese pet business infringed its trademark

Intellectual Property - International
Mirandah Asia

US distributor PetSmart Inc recently failed in a Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy case against Vietnam-based pet business Pet Mart Vietnam Co Ltd before the World Intellectual Property Organisation's Arbitration and Mediation Centre.

Eva Škufca

Competition Protection Agency investigates potential collusion among four LPG providers

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

The Competition Protection Agency has initiated an investigation into a potential restrictive agreement or concerted practices among four energy companies.

John Pearson

CIGA and Cape Town Convention: insolvency and aviation

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 shifted the focus of the UK insolvency regime from administration and liquidation to rescue and recovery and introduced numerous interesting features that apply to companies experiencing financial difficulties.

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.

Aspa Pergamineli

Energy exchange update

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Following the completion of the Regulatory Energy Agency's (RAE's) recent consultation, the RAE designated 1 November 2020 as the effective date of operation of the intraday and day-ahead markets and the balancing market (electricity markets).

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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