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Valery Narezhniy

New tax relief for IT industry

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

President Vladimir Putin recently announced the next set of measures to amend tax legislation to help the Russian economy overcome the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Marcella Ballard

Hard pill to swallow: TTAB denies trademark application for dietary and nutritional supplements involving CBD

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board recently affirmed a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) decision denying the application of a mark for hemp oil extracts sold as an integral component of dietary and nutritional supplements.

Joanne van Harmelen

Q&A on ABS compliance in South Africa

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

There has been much debate in recent years as to the effectiveness of access and benefit sharing provisions relating to indigenous biological and genetic resources (IBGRs) and traditional knowledge or indigenous knowledge (IK) as set out in the Convention on Biological Diversity and adapted into local legislation of member countries.

John Pearson

UK ETS – aviation emissions post-Brexit

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

The government aims to implement a UK emissions trading system (UK ETS) in January 2021 following Brexit.

Teresa Polino

French fashion and retail goods face 25% duties starting January 2021

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Certain products from France, including leather handbags and certain beauty preparations and soaps, will soon become pricier.

Sascha Dethof

Federal Court of Justice demonstrates antitrust law limits to data collection through Facebook

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Court of Justice recently decided in interim proceedings that Facebook must implement a Federal Cartel Office order of 15 February 2019 regarding the storage and processing of user data with immediate effect until the decision in the main proceedings.

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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