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Ryoji Moroi

Update on FIT certificate nullification procedure

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

A significant component of the recently approved Proposal to Amend the Electricity Business Act for the Purposes of Establishing a Resilient and Sustainable Electricity System is the nullification of feed-in tariff (FIT) certificates.

Samuel Beighton

Retailers and suppliers face enforcement risks regarding RPM

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

In June 2020 the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) made a number of announcements regarding certain investigations into resale price maintenance (RPM) within the UK musical instruments sector.

Rikke Falk Dambo

Legislative programme for 2020/2021 parliamentary year: impact on employment law

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has published the legislative programme for the 2020/2021 parliamentary year, which includes bills relating to, among other things, maternity leave and sickness benefits, the reporting of occupational accidents, the state retirement age, compensation in regard to workplace violence and protection against discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people..

Samuel Yang

Six government agencies call for recommendation of national green data centres in 2020

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

In August 2020 the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and five other government agencies issued the Circular on Organising and Implementing the Recommendation of National Green Data Centres.

Gan Khong Aik

Derivative proceedings: leave of court is substantive legal requirement

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Court of Appeal recently ruled that Sections 347(1) and (2) of the Companies Act 2016, which require leave of court to be obtained before any action may be initiated on behalf of a company and any such action to be brought in the name of the company, are substantive law and not merely procedural.

Marco Vatta

Wine as case study for diverse IP rights

Intellectual Property - South Africa
Spoor & Fisher

With regard to the IP rights that exist in viticulture and viniculture, winemaking provides a comprehensive case study when unpacking plant breeders' rights, registered designs, patents and trademarks.

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