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Sascha Dethof

FCO continues to act against price fixing by manufacturers against distributors: Alhambra guitars

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

Under pressure from the Federal Cartel Office (FCO), guitar manufacturer Alhambra has distanced itself from influencing the selling prices of wholesalers and distributors.

Anita Krizmanić

Croatia reaches major milestone for admission into eurozone

Banking & Financial Services - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

Seven years after its accession to the European Union, Croatia has entered the last stage of preparation to adopt the euro.

Ann C Kim

SEC ramps up enforcement activity in wake of COVID-19

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

When the United States began grappling with COVID-19 in March 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement acted swiftly to make clear to market participants that it was ramping up its efforts to identify and prevent fraud in the wake of the pandemic.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office publishes Immigration Rules for new immigration system

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules HC 813 was recently published.

Stacey L Corr-Irvine

Cram-up Chapter 11 plans: reinstatement and indubitable equivalence

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

'Cramdown' Chapter 11 plans, under which a bankruptcy court confirms a plan over the objection of a class of creditors, are relatively common.

Hewen Zhao

Clear and convincing evidence standard should be applied to prior art taking form of physical objects

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In 2019 the IP Tribunal of the Supreme People's Court confirmed that a physical mobile phone was eligible prior art in assessing the novelty and inventiveness of a patent.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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