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Rayan Houdrouge

World's highest minimum wage: Geneva introduces Sfr23 per hour minimum wage

Employment & Immigration - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

A referendum recently approved the '23 frs, c'est un minimum' ('23 Swiss francs is a minimum') initiative, introducing a minimum wage of Sfr23 (approximately £19, $25 or €22) per hour in the canton of Geneva, which has applied since 1 November 2020.

Dennis J McMahon

Five things to know about protecting IP rights on Amazon

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

With people encouraged to stay home and retail stores closing across the country due to COVID-19, Amazon sales have surged.

Samuel Beighton

Retailers and suppliers face enforcement risks regarding RPM

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

In June 2020 the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) made a number of announcements regarding certain investigations into resale price maintenance (RPM) within the UK musical instruments sector.

Garon Anthony

Money transfer for specific purpose – High Court ruling on Quistclose trusts

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

Quistclose trusts classically arise in situations where loans are made for a specific purpose.

James Bergstrom

DITC Portal update

Corporate Tax - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The new Department for International Tax Cooperation (DITC) Portal launched in early November 2020.

Arthur Shay

Government subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment available from 2021

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

The National Communications Commission recently announced that the government will allocate NT$26.65 billion from 2021 to 2025 to subsidise the 5G network deployment of five telecoms operators under the premium bid prize collected from the 5G spectrum auction in January 2020.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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