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Teresa Polino

FTC proposes new Made in the USA rule to expand enforcement authority

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published a proposed rule for Made in the USA (MUSA) claims which would codify its current standard that unqualified MUSA claims for a product should have a reasonable basis for asserting that all or virtually all of the product is made in the United States and authorise it to assess monetary penalties on unsubstantiated claims.

Emma West

High Court reaches decision on test for jurisdiction over co-defendants

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court recently clarified the rules applicable to defendants domiciled in states that are party to the EU Recast Brussels Regulation (1215/2012).

Chantal Noël

Provisional patent applications can now be filed in France

Intellectual Property - France
GEVERS

Since 1 July 2020 it has been possible to file provisional patent applications in France.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020 undergoes second reading

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020 recently passed its second reading in the House of Representatives and was subsequently referred to the Committee on Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring for further consideration.

Eric Gabriel Gomez

Game of drones

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

Drone technology is developing fast and drone popularity is growing even faster.

Hans Hammarbäck

Group insurance in Sweden: general overview and implications of EU legislative acts

Insurance - Sweden
Mannheimer Swartling

Group insurance is common on the Swedish market as the simplified risk assessment and low-cost administration enables relatively inexpensive cover for a wide range of situations.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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