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Ruth Boardman

ICO's investigation into data broking sector and enforcement notice to Experian

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) recently published a report on its investigation into data protection compliance in the direct marketing data broking sector.

Carmel Green

Courts return to some normality

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Some eight months after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the courts officially resumed normal business in mid-September 2020.

Rachel DeSanges

Expanded powers for Employment and Discrimination Tribunal

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The Employment and Tribunal (Guernsey) Order 2020 enhances the tribunal's powers to dismiss or strike out complaints without merit.

Y Artemis Lai

CIPO's new guidelines on patentable subject matter explained

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) recently released new guidelines on patentable subject matter and examples applying the new guidelines to computer-implemented inventions, medical diagnostic methods and medical uses.

Ryoji Moroi

Update on FIT certificate nullification procedure

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

A significant component of the recently approved Proposal to Amend the Electricity Business Act for the Purposes of Establishing a Resilient and Sustainable Electricity System is the nullification of feed-in tariff (FIT) certificates.

Carolyn Soakell

Self-employed financial support extended until April 2021

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government's Coronavirus Self-Employment Income Support Scheme has been extended for a further six months, providing two further three-month grants after the expiry of the second grant period.

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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