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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.

Armand Aviges

'Implant files': Paris administrative court places cursor between freedom of speech and business secrecy

Healthcare & Life Sciences - France
Altana

In 2018 the so-called 'implant files' journalistic investigation concerning the certification and control of medical devices put on the market made media headlines.

Anthony V Lupo

DHS joins in broad enforcement effort against forced labour in apparel supply chains

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently blocked imports of cotton products from a major Chinese state-owned firm in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, saying that the company uses forced labour of ethnic Uighur Muslims.

Samuel Yang

Method for evaluating security protection capabilities of critical information infrastructure

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

In August 2020 the National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee issued the Information Security Technology – Method for Evaluating the Security Protection Capabilities of Critical Information Infrastructure (Draft for Comment) for public comment.

Ajay Bhargava

Conundrum of accord and satisfaction when appointing arbitral tribunals

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

There are several ways in which parties can discharge their contractual obligations – for example, the doctrine of accord and satisfaction.

Rodrigo Moraes Costa

BRPTO anticipates Phase II of Patent Prosecution Highway Programme

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

Ordinance 404 recently came into force, establishing Phase II of the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Programme in Brazil.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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