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Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Regulating RES storage

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

The Ministry of Environment and Energy recently issued a decision on the formation of a working group which will prepare a proposal for the ministry on adopting the legal framework for the development and participation of electricity storage units in the electricity markets and the capacity mechanism.

Stuart Davis

United Kingdom to regulate buy-now-pay-later market

Banking & Financial Services - United Kingdom
Latham & Watkins LLP

The government has announced that interest-free buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) credit agreements will be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Eugenio Vaccari

Milan Tribunal rules on companies' business continuity and directors' removal for alleged management irregularities

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

In 2019 the Milan Tribunal ruled in a case concerning the removal of directors for alleged management irregularities.

Gabriela Salerno

Do ANVISA's new guidelines jeopardise the patentability of patent applications?

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

The National Health Surveillance Agency recently published four guidelines on its prior consent procedure, which all pharmaceutical patent applications in Brazil must undergo before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BRPTO) conducts the technical examination.

Marco Manzone

Exercise of maritime liens on cargo to secure credits for freight and demurrages

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Civitavecchia Tribunal recently considered a vessel owner's application to exercise a maritime lien on a quantity of coal carried on board the vessel to secure its freight balance, demurrages and expenses towards the charterer after the charterer applied to open insolvency proceedings.

Jakob Widner

New legal framework for working from home

Employment & Immigration - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government commissioned the so-called 'social partners' (ie, the Chamber of Commerce representing employers and labour unions acting on behalf of employees) to negotiate and present a bill on working from home that Parliament can pass into law as the new standard on the matter.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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