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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.

Jan Erik Janssen

Government to introduce CO2 emissions tax for industrial companies

Environment & Climate Change - Netherlands
Stek

In the Climate Agreement, the government announced its plans to impose a CO2 emissions tax on industrial companies as part of proposed measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 49% by 2030 compared with 1990 levels.

Ivana Manovelo

AI regulation – an overview

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

At present, the regulation of the AI sector in Croatia is practically non-existent, as is the case in many other EU member states.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit to amend rules for appeals in patent cases

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently adopted several amendments to its rules of practice, which govern procedural aspects of appeals from district court patent cases and appeals from Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings.

James Heinicke

Administrative fines regime extended

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 recently came into force, extending the administrative fines regime beyond breaches of the Anti-money Laundering Regulations to a much broader spectrum of breaches under various Cayman regulatory laws.

Moran Friedman

Engagement of consultants: when is a consultant an employee?

Employment & Immigration - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Potential exposure arises from companies' engagement of consultants because, following termination of the consultancy, the consultant may claim employee status and associated social benefits.

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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, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan