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Guadalupe Esparza Sánchez

Implications of Policy of Reliability, Security, Continuity and Quality of the National Electric System

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

The Ministry of Energy recently published the Policy of Reliability, Security, Continuity and Quality of the National Electric System, a regulation which tacitly incorporates competition barriers for intermittent clean energy power plants.

Marcella Ballard

Hard pill to swallow: TTAB denies trademark application for dietary and nutritional supplements involving CBD

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board recently affirmed a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) decision denying the application of a mark for hemp oil extracts sold as an integral component of dietary and nutritional supplements.

Nicole Jadeja

Life sciences patent bargain front and centre in Regeneron v Kymab

Healthcare & Life Sciences - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

The recent Supreme Court decision in Regeneron v Kymab has highlighted the risk-reward dynamic that exists for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies that seek patent protection for innovations early in the discovery process.

Jennifer Fox

Segregated portfolio companies

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

May 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of the Cayman Islands segregated portfolio company (SPC).

Ying Song

Hybrid antitrust law – interaction between administrative enforcement and private action

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

Alongside increased administrative action, Chinese companies increasingly bring private antitrust actions against rival companies, particularly in the technology sphere.

Carlos P Martins

Passenger's fall due to unsteadiness not an accident under Montreal Convention

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

The British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal (BCCRT) recently ruled in favour of an air carrier, dismissing a passenger's claim for compensation arising from an alleged fall sustained while exiting the aircraft.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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