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Teresa Polino

United States farewells Hong Kong's separate customs territory status – what's the impact on importers?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

In view of the recent action taken by President Trump in an executive order regarding Hong Kong's status, US importers should prepare for increased risk exposure in US-Hong Kong trade.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Tobacco yes, marijuana yes, vaping no: absurd approach to major health problem

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

The Mexican health authorities argue that the use of vaping products constitutes a health risk and promotes tobacco product use by smokers and non-smokers alike.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

Courts revoke Immigration Authority fines imposed on airlines

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

In 2019 a number of airlines challenged fines issued by the Immigration Authority (DNM) – in particular, fines relating to an entrance tax imposed on US, Canadian and Australian citizens.

Kriton Metaxopoulos

Journalism and copyright: is there a defence similar to fair use or fair dealing?

Intellectual Property - Greece
A & K Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm

Greek copyright law does not provide for a fair use or fair dealing defence.

César Navarro

Employment-related measures to fight effects of COVID-19: regulatory update following lifting of state of emergency

Employment & Immigration - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

In order to illustrate the current status of the COVID-19 extraordinary measures following the lifting of the state of emergency on 21 June 2020, this article summarises the key employment-related measures adopted since the state of emergency was declared and the updated regulation of each measure following the numerous amendments introduced subsequent to Royal Decree-Law 8/2020..

Samuel Yang

Mobile financial apps must be filed with National Internet Finance Association of China

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

According to the Notice of the People's Bank of China on Issuing Financial Industry Standards on Strengthening the Security Management of Mobile Financial Client Application Software, the National Internet Finance Association of China has organised a real-name filing for mobile financial apps.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan