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Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020 undergoes second reading

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020 recently passed its second reading in the House of Representatives and was subsequently referred to the Committee on Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring for further consideration.

Teresa Polino

FTC proposes new Made in the USA rule to expand enforcement authority

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published a proposed rule for Made in the USA (MUSA) claims which would codify its current standard that unqualified MUSA claims for a product should have a reasonable basis for asserting that all or virtually all of the product is made in the United States and authorise it to assess monetary penalties on unsubstantiated claims.

Emma West

High Court reaches decision on test for jurisdiction over co-defendants

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court recently clarified the rules applicable to defendants domiciled in states that are party to the EU Recast Brussels Regulation (1215/2012).

Renaud Barbier-Emery

Court declines to dismiss claim against shipowner for death of shipyard worker following demolition sale

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Shipowners routinely give buyers in demolition sales complete freedom to deal with ships as they please following a sale, but do so at their peril.

Will Austin-Vautier

Testing times for data privacy

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Jersey
Ogier

Data privacy has been high on the 2020 agenda.

Daniel R Zuccherino

Use of third-party trademarks as keywords

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

The rapid growth in internet use has given rise to conflicts between registered trademark owners and third parties using said marks.

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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