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Jeevan Ballav Panda

Arbitration under special statutes with regard to contractual stipulations

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The freedom to contract principle forms the basis of the Contract Act, and a similar principle is also provided for in the Arbitration and Conciliation Act.

Andreas Fankhauser

EU drone regulations will apply in Switzerland

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

In 2019 the European Union issued a package of regulations relating to the use of drones.

Anna Turi

HCA imposes record fine on Booking.com for unfair commercial practices

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) recently imposed a record fine on Booking.com BV for undertaking unfair commercial practices by misleadingly advertising certain hotel rooms with "free cancellation" and engaging in pressure selling.

Alexander Vida

Protectability of foreign word combinations

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

Hungarian case law frequently discusses the protectability of foreign word combinations.

Arthur Shay

Low-power radio frequency equipment further deregulated

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission (NCC) recently reviewed and updated its checklist for radio frequency equipment.

Caroline von Nussbaum

Compulsory licensing under Infection Protection Act: effects on data exclusivity under pharmaceutical law

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

As part of its effort to secure potential COVID-19 treatments and vaccines, the government has introduced several amendments to the Infection Protection Act, most recently on 23 May 2020.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan