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Michael Lips

Latest environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline – 2020 overview

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

This article summarises key amendments to Swiss environmental laws which either came into effect in recent months or will come into effect in the foreseeable future.

Sanaya F Vachha

Food for thought: Engro Foods investigated for deceptive marketing practices

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

Pursuant to a complaint by Nestlé Pakistan Limited, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) initiated an inquiry into Engro Foods Limited for misleading consumers and engaging in deceptive marketing practices under the Competition Act 2010.

Shannon Rajan

MAVCOM imposes significant financial penalties on AirAsia, AirAsia X and Malaysia Airports (Sepang)

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) recently announced that it had imposed RM2 million fines on AirAsia Berhad and its long-haul sister airline AirAsia X Berhad.

Maya Ito

New breeze: floating offshore wind

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism recently designated an area off the coast of Goto City as the first zone dedicated to the promotion of offshore wind projects under the Act Promoting the Use of Marine Areas for the Development of Marine Renewable Energy Generation Facilities.

David Maria Marino

Control over distribution networks: recent IVASS and ANIA clarifications

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

Section 46 of Institute for the Supervision of Insurance (IVASS) Regulation 40/2018 concerns (re)insurance distribution and provides that undertakings must, among other things, draft an annual report on the control over their distribution networks, which must be submitted to the board and the compliance division and delivered to IVASS.

Stephan Erbe

Ship mortgages under Swiss law

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

Of the 359 vessels which were registered in 2018 (not including day-trip vessels), 153 were registered in Switzerland, making it one of the major hubs in European inland cruising.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA