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Bernardine Adkins

Merger control: greater scope for government intervention

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The government has published details of the National Security and Investment Bill, which will introduce a foreign direct investment screening regime in the United Kingdom.

Veleka Peeples-Dyer

FDA's new guidance on emergency use authorisations for COVID-19 vaccines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Baker McKenzie

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) for hospitalised COVID-19 patients, making it the first drug to receive approval for the treatment of COVID-19.

Hitomi Iwase

Revisions to Copyright Act to tackle online pirating

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

In the past decade, the Japanese manga and entertainment industries have been severely damaged by pirate sites which typically operate on servers located in jurisdictions lacking sufficient copyright protection.

Fred Kuchlin

Can an appeal court order repayment after it has reversed the relevant order?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

An appellate court has an inherent power to restore money paid or property transferred under an order which it has reversed, and not all contractual provisions are susceptible to being waived by election.

Olivia Jamison

Consultation on introduction of market restrictions on certain single-use plastics in Scotland

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

The Scottish government has launched a public consultation on the introduction of market restrictions on certain single-use plastic items.

Kosmas Karanikolas

New transitional flexibility remuneration mechanism and registration of flexibility service providers

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

In July 2020 a ministerial decision of the Ministry of Environment and Energy was published in the Official Gazette.

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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