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Abigail Smith

Few significant changes made in final PMPRB guidelines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - 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.

Jae-sang Lim

Relying on KIPO to combat infringement

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) operates a special judicial police (SJP) unit under which officials belonging to the KIPO can take charge of criminal cases relating to the infringement of IP rights.

Jürg Schneider

Implementation of 2018-2022 national strategy for the protection of Switzerland against cyber risks – quarterly report

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council's Cyber Committee recently adopted a report on the advancement of the 2018-2022 national strategy for the protection of Switzerland against cyber risks and its gradual implementation.

Bernardo Freitas

Hostile dispute between Stone and TOTVS over merger with Linx

Corporate Finance/M&A - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

The recent dispute between StoneCo Ltd and TOTVS SA over the acquisition of Linx SA has brought to light many important matters, especially directors' responsibility for damages caused to a company or its shareholders.

András Nagy

Investigation into TikTok – HCA takes on the tech world

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) recently initiated an investigation into TikTok, the popular social media platform.

Carlos P Martins

Air passenger rights group challenges CTA statements on COVID-19 vouchers

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

In March 2020 the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) issued public statements suggesting that it could be reasonable for airlines to provide travel vouchers for flights cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, rather than providing refunds.

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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