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Joanne van Harmelen

Battling COVID-19: mechanisms for access to antiviral products and diagnostics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

While the world is in the grip of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, the patenting of pharmaceutical and biological compositions and the launch of generic products is even more hotly debated than before, particularly in the world's developing and least-developed countries.

Rachel DeSanges

Expanded powers for Employment and Discrimination Tribunal

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The Employment and Tribunal (Guernsey) Order 2020 enhances the tribunal's powers to dismiss or strike out complaints without merit.

Bernardo Freitas

Hostile dispute between Stone and TOTVS over merger with Linx

Corporate Finance/M&A - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

The recent dispute between StoneCo Ltd and TOTVS SA over the acquisition of Linx SA has brought to light many important matters, especially directors' responsibility for damages caused to a company or its shareholders.

Arthur Shay

Government subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment available from 2021

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission recently announced that the government will allocate NT$26.65 billion from 2021 to 2025 to subsidise the 5G network deployment of five telecoms operators under the premium bid prize collected from the 5G spectrum auction in January 2020.

Bernardine Adkins

Merger control: greater scope for government intervention

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The government has published details of the National Security and Investment Bill, which will introduce a foreign direct investment screening regime in the United Kingdom.

Thomas Boone

French Aircraft Registry closed for relocation from Paris to Athis-Mons

Aviation - France
Odi-se Avocats

The French Aircraft Registry, previously located in Paris, recently moved to Athis-Mons, approximately 20km south of Paris.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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