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Bernd Rajal

Sparking change: Renewable Energy Expansion Act published for evaluation

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The eagerly awaited draft Renewable Energy Expansion Act (EAG) was recently published for evaluation.

Marcella Ballard

Approaching 420: cannabis trademark scene one year on from USPTO examination guidelines

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Products involving CBD and hemp seeds have been flooding the US market and businesses are seeking to protect their brands in connection with products in this emerging market, given the legalisation of various forms of marijuana in individual states.

Patricia Yeung

Amendment to anti-discrimination ordinances

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

In June 2020 the Discrimination Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Ordinance 2020 came into effect.

Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The benefits of using a Guernsey company are extremely wide but generally include separate legal identity, limited liability for shareholders and ease of transfer of ownership.

Olamide Aleshinloye

Yet another anti-corruption agency?

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

The federal government recently announced its intention to establish yet another anti-corruption agency.

Anna Turi

More pressure selling in hotel booking sector – cooperation with HCA prevents substantial fine

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

Following the first market study in the consumer protection field in 2019 relating to the application of digital comparison tools, the Hungarian Competition Authority did not hesitate to apply its findings in practice.

OnDemand

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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