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Héctor Elias Chagoya

Evolution and current status of e-filing for patent applications

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

The COVID-19 pandemic has evidenced the need for an efficient and safe system for the electronic prosecution of patent applications and has forced the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property to make such a system available for applications originally filed in paper format.

Eva Škufca

Expected developments and competition law considerations in light of fuel market liberalisation

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

The Slovenian government has decided that price control measures in the field of fuel products are no longer necessary, meaning that the retail fuel market will be fully liberalised from October 2020.

Samuel Yang

MIIT exposes second and third batches of apps infringing users' rights and interests

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently instructed third-party testing agencies to examine certain mobile apps and issued the Second and Third Batches of Apps that Infringe Upon Users' Rights and Interests, requiring operators of said apps to make rectifications.

Costas Stamatiou

Entry into force of amendments to Code of the Maritime Labour Convention

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Shipping Deputy Ministry recently issued Circular 20/2020, notifying interested parties of the entry into force of the 2018 amendments to the Code of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006.

Rebecca Mcnulty

Open dialogue needed to avoid COVID-19 construction disputes

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The potential for disputes in construction projects has risen sharply with the performance and enforcement of contracts directly affected by COVID-19.

Marcel Meinhardt

ElCom points to possible danger to security of supply

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The revision of the Electricity Supply Act is in full swing.

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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