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Marcel Meinhardt

ComCo decision strengthens shift towards integrated energy suppliers

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Swiss Competition Commission recently fined two local energy suppliers for abuse of a dominant position in the natural gas market.

Jürg Schneider

FDPIC finds that Swiss-US Privacy Shield does not offer adequate level of data protection

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) recently removed the United States from its list of countries deemed to provide an "adequate level of data protection".

Lee Xin Div

Section 30 of CIPAA: apex court maintains mandatory direct payment obligation against employer under receivership

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

Section 30 of the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 creates a statutory obligation for a principal to make the payment awarded by an adjudication decision to a subcontractor in the event of the main contractor's failure to do so.

Teresa Polino

CBP extends transition period for companies to comply with new Hong Kong marking requirements

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

US Customs and Border Protection recently issued new guidance providing an additional 45-day transition period for compliance with new marking requirements for goods produced in Hong Kong that are imported into the United States.

Sanaya F Vachha

Generic trademarks and deceptive marketing practices: Competition Commission rejects genericism defence

Intellectual Property - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

Pursuant to a complaint of fraudulent use of a registered trademark, logo and packaging design, the Competition Commission initiated an inquiry into, and thereafter issued show cause notices to, two respondents for engaging in deceptive marketing practices under the Competition Act.

Jeremy Snead

Restructuring – current state of play

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

At the recent Chambers Economic Forum, the Cayman government announced its intention to bring in a much-anticipated new regime governing corporate restructuring by the end of 2020.

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

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