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Camila Mendes Vianna

STJ confirms five-year limitation period for collection of demurrage of containers in maritime transport

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In October 2020 the Second Panel of the Superior Court of Justice issued a unanimous decision, on repetitive appeal, establishing that a claim to collect amounts relating to expenses for demurrage previously established in a maritime transport contract (unimodal) is limited to five years by the statute of limitations.

Srdjana Petronijević

Competition authority opens gun-jumping investigation in pharmacy sector

Competition & Antitrust - Serbia
Moravčević Vojnović and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

The Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) is investigating whether Pharmacy Janković has beached the obligation to notify the acquisition of control over a pharmacy chain in the town of Zrenjanin.

Alexander Vogel

New DLT law is just around the corner

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In September 2020 Parliament passed a law to incorporate crypto assets and digital ledger technologies (DLT) into Swiss law.

Samuel Yang

Draft Guidelines on the Construction of a Data Security Standards System in the Telecoms and Internet Industries

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

In 2020 the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued the Guidelines on the Construction of a Data Security Standards System in the Telecoms and Internet Industries for public comment.

Foo Joon Liang

Oppression versus derivative actions: courts' wide discretion maintained

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently refused leave to appeal a Court of Appeal decision which had found that the courts' powers in an oppression action are broad and unfettered.

David Hanke

Trump and Congress pave way for potential delisting of publicly traded Chinese companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently signed into law the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act, which aims to increase oversight of Chinese companies listed on US stock exchanges and force the delisting of those that refuse to comply with US audit inspection requirements.

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