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Patricia Barboza

What is PM 905 and will it lead to another labour reform in Brazil?

Employment & Benefits - Brazil
CGM Advogados

Provisional Measure 905/2019 (PM 905) was recently published in the Official Gazette, creating a new type of employment agreement specifically designed to incentivise companies to offer individuals aged between 19 and 29 their first formal job in exchange for benefits relating mainly to payroll taxation.

Samuel Denis

Obtaining patent protection for software in Europe

Intellectual Property - European Union
GEVERS

Under the European Patent Convention, a computer program per se is not considered a patentable invention; rather, program listings per se are protected by copyright.

Filiz Toprak Esin

Anti-corruption, compliance enforcement and legislative developments in 2019

White Collar Crime - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The year 2019 was a busy one for Turkey with regard to anti-corruption and compliance matters.

Anthony V Lupo

Court sides with importer in not paying duties on royalties

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

An importer of Giorgio Armani apparel recently secured a victory in the Court of International Trade in its dispute with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Peter Aall Simonsen

NVE will not extend commissioning deadlines beyond 31 December 2021

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate recently announced restrictions on its practice of extending commissioning deadlines for wind power farms.

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.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, 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