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Khelin N Aiken

FDA issues draft guidance on clinical research of cannabis and cannabis-related products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Baker McKenzie

The US Food and Drug Administration recently issued its draft guidance on clinical research for the development of drugs that contain cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds of botanical origin (as opposed to synthetic).

Øyvind Axe

Shipyards' right of retention for non-payment

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

Under the Maritime Code, a shipyard which constructs or repairs a ship may retain physical possession of that ship until it has been paid by the relevant shipowner.

Brian S Cousin

COVID-19 reopening plans

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

States have imposed their own obligations on employers as part of their reopening plans.

Ben Reinders

Temporary Deferral of Payments Act 2020 introduced to protect companies from bankruptcy

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on legal matters and company wellbeing, creditors still have the same remedies at their disposal to recover unpaid debts and the Dutch courts are generally handling bankruptcy petitions and requests for pre-judgment attachment in the same way.

Kriton Metaxopoulos

Journalism and copyright: is there a defence similar to fair use or fair dealing?

Intellectual Property - Greece
A & K Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm

Greek copyright law does not provide for a fair use or fair dealing defence.

Masakazu Masujima

Impact of Financial Service Intermediary Act on insurers

Insurance - Japan
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

In June 2020 a bill to increase convenience and protect users of financial services, known as the Financial Service Intermediary Act, passed the Diet.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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