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Kay C Georgi

Trump bars investments by US persons in Communist Chinese military companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

In his last days in office, President Trump has taken a swipe against companies identified by the Department of Defence as Communist Chinese military companies by prohibiting US persons from investing in such companies.

Wu Xiaohui

Bolar exemption does not apply to offering to sell patented drugs

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The China National Intellectual Property Administration recently released details of 10 exemplary patent administrative enforcement cases from 2019.

Beat Mumenthaler

Foreign liquidators' powers to collect assets located in Switzerland – first experiences under new legislation

Insolvency & Restructuring - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

In 2019 the Private International Law Act was revised with the aim of improving and facilitating the recognition and enforcement of foreign bankruptcy rulings.

Bernardo Freitas

Hostile dispute between Stone and TOTVS over merger with Linx

Corporate Finance/M&A - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

The recent dispute between StoneCo Ltd and TOTVS SA over the acquisition of Linx SA has brought to light many important matters, especially directors' responsibility for damages caused to a company or its shareholders.

Bernardo Freitas

Equity crowdfunding: alternative method of fundraising during COVID-19 pandemic

Banking & Financial Services - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

Equity crowdfunding is a form of online fundraising conducted via an electronic platform for participatory investment which can help to boost business.

Neetika Ahuja

Analysing recent amendments to corporate social responsibility legislation

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

The Companies Act 2013 is the exclusive legislation which deals with corporate social responsibility (CSR) provisions in India.

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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