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Ann C Kim

SEC ramps up enforcement activity in wake of COVID-19

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

When the United States began grappling with COVID-19 in March 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement acted swiftly to make clear to market participants that it was ramping up its efforts to identify and prevent fraud in the wake of the pandemic.

Gillian O'Regan

Hidden owners, ostensible authority and Duomatic principle

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

According to a recent Privy Council decision, the Duomatic principle can apply to ostensible authority as well as actual authority.

Rubén Darío Gómez Arnaiz

Green CUFIN: tax incentive for renewable generation companies

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

Green Net Tax Profit Accounts (CUFINs) were established in 2016 as a double tax incentive.

Alexander Vida

Likelihood of confusion decision draws on ECJ case law

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) and the Metropolitan Tribunal recently rejected a word mark application based on European Court of Justice (ECJ) case law.

Sunny Mann

Further updates to UK sanctions against Belarus

International Trade - United Kingdom
Baker McKenzie

The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation has further expanded the reach of sanctions in respect of Belarus to cover an additional 40 individuals.

Patricia Yeung

More funding for Employment Support Scheme

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government introduced an HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme to provide a wage subsidy to eligible employers for six months in exchange for them refraining from making any redundancies during the subsidy period and using the subsidy to pay employees' wages.

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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