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CIPO's new guidelines on patentable subject matter explained

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) recently released new guidelines on patentable subject matter and examples applying the new guidelines to computer-implemented inventions, medical diagnostic methods and medical uses.

Samuel Yang

Consultation on Security Requirements for the Supply Chain of Information Technology Products

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

The consultation period for the Information Security Technology – Security Requirements for the Supply Chain of Information Technology Products (Draft for Comment) recently ended.

Bruno Floriani

Cutting the red tape: recent amendments to Ontario's franchise disclosure act

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

In 2017 the Ontario government enacted the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act with the objective of alleviating unnecessary regulatory burdens for businesses.

James Bergstrom

DITC Portal update

Corporate Tax - Cayman Islands
Ogier

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

Fiona Carter

Devil is in the detail – food and drink labelling changes from 1 January 2021

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

A raft of updated government guidance has been published clarifying the requirements for labelling and packaging food and drink in readiness for the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020.

Andrew Osborne

Immigration Rules confirmed for Hong Kong British National (Overseas) citizens

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

From 31 January 2021 two new immigration routes will be introduced for British National (Overseas) (BN(O)) citizens and their adult children who were born on or after 1 July 1997.

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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