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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.

Joanne Huckle

New registration requirements for unregulated investment funds

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The government recently approved the Private Funds Bill 2020 and an amendment to the Mutual Funds Law (2020 Revision).

Simona Zangrandi

Budget Law 2020 – a corporate tax overview

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

In December 2019 Parliament passed the Budget Law for 2020 and a related tax law decree.

Simon Tilling

Chemicals, Brexit and path to UK REACH

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

In January 2019 draft regulations were laid before Parliament to ensure that regimes governing biocidal products, hazardous chemicals and chemical classification can continue to operate after Brexit.

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.

Wang Yan

Disputes over geographical indications

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Geographical indications identify goods as originating from a certain region or locality, where a given quality, the reputation or another characteristic of the good is essentially attributable to the natural or humanistic features of the indicated place.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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