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Abigail Smith

Few significant changes made in final PMPRB guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board recently published the final version of its guidelines which operationalise the amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations scheduled to come into force on 1 January 2021.

Masakazu Masujima

Insurance solicitation using web conferencing systems

Insurance - Japan
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, insurance solicitation using Zoom and other web-based conferencing systems has attracted more attention than ever before since such systems enable insurance solicitors and customers to visually communicate with each other from remote locations.

Guy Castegnaro

COVID-19: temporary exemption from maximum working hours

Employment & Immigration - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

The Law of 29 October 2020 recently entered into force, introducing a temporary exemption from Article L 211-12 of the Labour Code whereby maximum working hours can be increased to 12 hours per day and 60 hours per week.

Veronika Wolfbauer

Dashcams – safety versus privacy? The Austrian perspective

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Austria
Schoenherr

Dashcams have become increasingly popular in recent years and a built-in dashcam is now the most sought-after feature among car buyers.

Olivia Jamison

Consultation on introduction of market restrictions on certain single-use plastics in Scotland

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Scottish government has launched a public consultation on the introduction of market restrictions on certain single-use plastic items.

Radhika Gaggar

To be or not to be (a trustee)?

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Over the past decade, there has been a renaissance of private trusts which act as holding entities for private family wealth or provide employee benefits.

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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