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Andreas Fankhauser

EU drone regulations will apply in Switzerland

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

In 2019 the European Union issued a package of regulations relating to the use of drones.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Recent amendments to law on protection of competition

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

After rounds of revisions and failed enactment attempts over a span of several years, the proposal for amendments to Law 4054 on the Protection of Competition has finally been approved by Parliament.

Ali Temuçin Akalın

Attachment of debts arising from letters of guarantee

Banking & Financial Services - Turkey
Selvi & Ertekin

Letters of guarantee are an instrument under which a bank guarantees the payment of a certain amount to a beneficiary on request if an obligation undertaken by the applicant against such beneficiary is unfulfilled.

Mike van de Graaf

Dutch scheme of arrangement: new pre-insolvency restructuring instrument

Insolvency & Restructuring - Netherlands
AKD NV

The House of Representatives recently voted in favour of the Court Approval of a Private Composition (Prevention of Insolvency) Act (WHOA).

Julia King

IPEC considers trademark infringement and passing off in pet food dispute

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

A recent Intellectual Property Enterprise Court decision is a useful reminder that a finding of trademark infringement is more likely where the mark has been used extensively and has an enhanced level of distinctiveness in the United Kingdom.

Mădălina Neagu

Streamlining procedure for declaring beneficial owners

Corporate & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

Pursuant to a recently issued draft bill, the legal framework regarding companies' obligation to submit a statement about their beneficial owners could be simplified.

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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