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Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

Gas Flaring and Minerals and Mining Bills undergo second reading

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

Two bills relating to the oil and gas industry recently passed their second reading in the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectfully.

David R Hamill

USMCA: sealed, delivered and in play

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

On 1 July 2020 the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) entered into force.

Bram Woltering

Use of customs information in relation to parallel imports

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

The Hague District Court recently had to answer the question of whether information acquired during a customs seizure under the EU Anti-piracy Regulation may be used for an unauthorised parallel import claim.

Stephan Schmalzl

COVID-19 pandemic and banking in Austria – lessons learned?

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

A significant part of Austria's COVID-19 subsidy programme was structured as government guarantees for bridging loans to be granted by banks to provide the economy with liquidity.

Olamide Aleshinloye

War against corruption in public sector

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

In June 2019 the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as part of its investigation into the affairs of a former state governor, reported that it had frozen a number of bank accounts alleged to belong to the former governor which contained suspected public funds.

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..

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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