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Bernardo Freitas

CVM eases investment crowdfunding rules

Banking & Financial Services - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

In light of the growing popularity of crowdfunding as a means of financing and maintaining small businesses' operations, it has remained on the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission's (CVM's) agenda, leading to discussions as to how the existing regulation can be improved.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Administrative court's Enerjisa decisions: 'anti-competitive effects' redefined?

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

In 2018 the Competition Board imposed administrative fines amounting to TL143 million on three retail electricity sales companies (RESCs) and one electricity distribution company for abusing their dominant positions in various markets.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Implementation of new regulatory framework regarding RES production licensing

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

In May 2020 Law 4685/2020 on the modernisation and simplification of, among other things, renewable energy source (RES) production licensing was enacted.

John Pearson

CIGA and Cape Town Convention: insolvency and aviation

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 shifted the focus of the UK insolvency regime from administration and liquidation to rescue and recovery and introduced numerous interesting features that apply to companies experiencing financial difficulties.

Christopher Gotz

Data protection and IT security requirements for digital health app under Social Security Code

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

The legislature recently acknowledged that digital innovation plays an important role in the health sector.

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.

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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