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Andreas Lopatka

COVID-19 Phase 2 and environmental procedural law

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

Section 3 of the Administrative COVID-19 Accompanying Law adapts the requirements for official acts and public communication with authorities to reflect the restricted freedom of movement and contact.

Paul Van den Bulck

DPA fines social media platform for data processing during referral programme

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Belgium
AKD

The Belgian Protection Authority (DPA) recently fined a social media platform €50,000 for processing personal data during the scope of a referral programme without an appropriate legal basis.

Juliana Pizzolato Furtado Senna

ANP amends rule for maritime transport of oil exports

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

The National Petroleum Agency recently published a resolution regulating the bulk transportation of oil and its derivatives, natural gas and biofuels by water, including deep-sea navigation, cabotage and maritime, port and inland support.

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.

Neetika Ahuja

MCA temporarily allows certain restricted corporate actions to occur at virtual board meetings

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected businesses' ability to comply with various statutory rules and regulations due to lockdowns and other social distancing measures.

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.

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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

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