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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.

Jennifer Fox

Segregated portfolio companies

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

May 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of the Cayman Islands segregated portfolio company (SPC).

Hsiu-Ru Chien

Taiwan-Japan PPH MOTTAINAI becomes permanently effective

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In 2012 Taiwan and Japan signed a patent prosecution highway (PPH) programme to better facilitate patent cooperation.

Andrew Osborne

New Health and Care visa to launch on 4 August 2020

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has released the first guidance on the new Health and Care visa for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, including individuals working in the social care sector.

Teresa Polino

French fashion and retail goods face 25% duties starting January 2021

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Certain products from France, including leather handbags and certain beauty preparations and soaps, will soon become pricier.

Josée Weydert

New act on professional payment guarantees

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg S.à r.l.

The law of 10 July 2020 on professional payment guarantees, which aims to create greater freedom of contract while ensuring legal certainty in the provision of personal guarantees governed by Luxembourg law, recently entered into force.

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