International Law Office

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Sascha Dethof

FCO begins operating competition register: excluding companies from public procurement procedures

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher

The Federal Cartel Office has begun operating the competition register.

Daniel Maine

Trust company's £550,000 fine demonstrates importance of effective and consistent AML procedures

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently imposed a hefty £550,000 fine on a firm for failing to ensure that, in practice, its anti-money laundering (AML) policies and procedures were being applied effectively and consistently.

Bernd Rajal

Energy communities – is a business licence required?

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

Energy communities' electricity generation, supply and sale and offering and rendering of energy services raises the question of whether they fall within the scope of the Industrial Code 1994.

Lisa Cabel

Human rights tribunal – childcare obligations require accommodation

Employment & Immigration - Canada
KPMG Law

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recently found that an employer's failure to accommodate an employee's childcare obligations violated the Human Rights Code.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

Taiwan-Japan patent file wrapper exchange piloted

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In 2018 the Taiwan-Japan Relations Association and the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association signed a memorandum of understanding on the exchange of patent file wrappers to facilitate the sharing of file histories and other relevant information sought by applicants and patent examiners between Taiwan and Japan.

Nicolò Mosiello

Italy's role in healthcare innovation in 2020

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Trevisan & Cuonzo

The European Patent Office recently released the Patent Index 2020, which provides an overview of Europe's filing activities.

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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