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Pedro Cortés

New e-government law will streamline administrative proceedings

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

In Macau, administrative acts must generally be performed in writing.

Ivana Manovelo

Additional banking measures introduced to tackle COVID-19 crisis

Banking & Financial Services - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

During and following the peak of the COVID-19 crisis in Croatia, the government launched three packages of measures to mitigate the lockdown's effects on the economy.

Arthur Shay

NCC bans Chinese OTT TV services

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission recently issued a notice of alert to all licence holders (including terrestrial TV channels, radio stations, satellite TV channels, cable TV channels and telecoms operators) which demands that they stop carrying ads, promotions or sponsorship for Chinese over-the-top (OTT) TV services, specifically We TV and Iqiyi, and requires compliance with bans on Chinese OTT TV services under the governing law administered by the Mainland Affairs Council..

Jorian Gunst

Appeal court finds that carrier had strengthened obligation to furnish facts in CMR claim

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD

The Netherlands has historically been a friendly jurisdiction for Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) carriers.

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Supreme Court scrutinises decision awarding costs to losing party

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently considered whether a final arbitral award on the reimbursement of costs violated Austrian public policy.

Brent De Jonghe

Did you know: domain name registration is no substitute for trademark registration?

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Unlike a trademark, a domain name is a contractual right which is primarily used to identify a website.

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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