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Carlos Trujillo

Competition authority introduces fast-track merger procedure

Competition & Antitrust - Ecuador
Meythaler & Zambrano Abogados

The Superintendency for Market Power Control (SCPM) recently published a resolution which established a fast-track merger control procedure and introduced the so-called 'failing firm' defence.

Michelle A Kisloff

Cyber investigations and privilege: court finds that forensic report is not covered by work product doctrine

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia recently ordered Capital One to produce a forensic investigation report in multi-district litigation arising out of a cyber incident that Capital One had announced in July 2019.

Esther Soetens

FAQs: Employment Ministry's and DPA's new positions on checking employees' temperatures

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

The controversial issue of whether employers can check their employees' temperatures has been much debated.

Rainer Herzig

Relevance of expert guidelines for assessing medical malpractice

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Recent case law suggests that, although medical society and other expert committee guidelines are non-binding, they may serve as evidence to specify current medical standards.

Simon Davies

Company administration regime

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

The Companies Law provides for companies, protected cell companies, incorporated cell companies and cells thereof to be placed into administration and for an administrator to be appointed to manage their affairs while the administration order remains in force.

Abigail Smith

Amended Patented Medicines Regulations will come into force on 1 January 2021

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board recently announced that the amended Patented Medicines Regulations will now come into force on 1 January 2021.

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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