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Camila Mendes Vianna

STJ confirms five-year limitation period for collection of demurrage of containers in maritime transport

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In October 2020 the Second Panel of the Superior Court of Justice issued a unanimous decision, on repetitive appeal, establishing that a claim to collect amounts relating to expenses for demurrage previously established in a maritime transport contract (unimodal) is limited to five years by the statute of limitations.

Marcel Meinhardt

Parliament agrees on stricter concept of market power

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

Parliament is currently debating the so-called 'fair price initiative' and an indirect counter-proposal by the government, both of which aim to tighten the Cartel Act.

David Hanke

Trump and Congress pave way for potential delisting of publicly traded Chinese companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently signed into law the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act, which aims to increase oversight of Chinese companies listed on US stock exchanges and force the delisting of those that refuse to comply with US audit inspection requirements.

Kaan Demir

Financing M&A deals

Corporate Finance/M&A - International
Kayum & Demir

At its core, financing constitutes using a fund which incurs the lowest cost for the borrower and provides the highest rate of return for the financier.

Eduardo Buitrón de Vega Patuel

European Union recommends measures to be taken for use of technology and data to combat COVID-19

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

In April 2020 the European Commission issued Recommendation 2020/518 on establishing a common EU toolbox for the use of technology and data to combat the COVID-19 crisis, particularly with regard to mobile apps and the use of anonymised mobility data.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

Patent examination pilot programme for start-ups takes effect

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office recently announced a patent examination pilot programme for start-ups, effective 1 January 2021.

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