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Seema S Mansoor

Salient features of Geographical Indications (Registration and Protection) Act

Intellectual Property - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

Many countries have adopted geographical indication (GI) laws to protect indigenous products, including handicrafts and agricultural, natural, horticultural and industrial products originating from a specific region.

Michelle Watson Bunn

National risk assessment: implications for businesses

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

In January 2020 the Bailiwick published its national risk assessment (NRA), which identifies jurisdiction-wide and systemic risks to which its financial system is deemed particularly vulnerable.

Janine Häsler

No review by Swiss courts of government's approach to climate change

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Supreme Court has held that an association of elderly women lacks standing to request the Swiss courts to review Switzerland's approach to meeting the Paris Agreement targets to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Galina Petkova

Derogation from EU competition rules for milk, potato and live plant and flower sectors

Competition & Antitrust - Bulgaria
Schoenherr

The European Commission recently announced temporary derogations from EU competition rules for the milk, potato and live plant and flower sectors.

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.

Ole Kristian Olsby

COVID-19: temporary changes for laid-off employees who belong to private pension schemes

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

In order to deal with the financial consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak, Parliament has adopted temporary amendments to the rules for temporarily laid-off employees who belong to private pension schemes.

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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