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James Heinicke

Administrative fines regime extended

Banking & Financial Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 recently came into force, extending the administrative fines regime beyond breaches of the Anti-money Laundering Regulations to a much broader spectrum of breaches under various Cayman regulatory laws.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK publishes guidelines regarding competition-related fines imposed on managers

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

Under the Competition Act, when an undertaking is fined for being a party to a restrictive agreement, the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) can impose financial penalties on the undertaking's managers.

Wenting Liu

Authorities to impose stricter penalties for IP infringements

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Supreme People's Court recently released the Opinions on Tightening Sanctions on Intellectual Property Infringement (for Consultation) for public opinion until 31 July 2020.

Patricia Barboza

New rules on reduction of working hours and salaries and suspension of employment agreements

Employment & Immigration - Brazil
CGM Advogados

This article summarises the practical impact of Law 14,020/2020 and Decree 10,422/2020 on Provisional Measure 936 and employers.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Tobacco yes, marijuana yes, vaping no: absurd approach to major health problem

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

The Mexican health authorities argue that the use of vaping products constitutes a health risk and promotes tobacco product use by smokers and non-smokers alike.

Renaud Barbier-Emery

Court declines to dismiss claim against shipowner for death of shipyard worker following demolition sale

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Shipowners routinely give buyers in demolition sales complete freedom to deal with ships as they please following a sale, but do so at their peril.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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