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Marcella Ballard

Hard pill to swallow: TTAB denies trademark application for dietary and nutritional supplements involving CBD

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board recently affirmed a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) decision denying the application of a mark for hemp oil extracts sold as an integral component of dietary and nutritional supplements.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

New bill seeks to align Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act with industry best practices

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Bill 2020 recently passed its second reading in the Senate and was subsequently referred to the Committee on Local Content for further consideration.

Samuel Yang

Mobile financial apps must be filed with National Internet Finance Association of China

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

According to the Notice of the People's Bank of China on Issuing Financial Industry Standards on Strengthening the Security Management of Mobile Financial Client Application Software, the National Internet Finance Association of China has organised a real-name filing for mobile financial apps.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office provides consolidated details of new immigration system

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has published a more detailed policy statement on the changes to the UK immigration system due to come into effect from 1 January 2021, including its redesign of points-based immigration routes.

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.

John Pearson

UK ETS – aviation emissions post-Brexit

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

The government aims to implement a UK emissions trading system (UK ETS) in January 2021 following Brexit.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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