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Rayan Houdrouge

World's highest minimum wage: Geneva introduces Sfr23 per hour minimum wage

Employment & Immigration - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

A referendum recently approved the '23 frs, c'est un minimum' ('23 Swiss francs is a minimum') initiative, introducing a minimum wage of Sfr23 (approximately £19, $25 or €22) per hour in the canton of Geneva, which has applied since 1 November 2020.

Abigail Smith

Few significant changes made in final PMPRB guidelines

Intellectual Property - 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.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Implementation of new regulatory framework regarding RES production licensing

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

In May 2020 Law 4685/2020 on the modernisation and simplification of, among other things, renewable energy source (RES) production licensing was enacted.

Stephan Schmalzl

Oops, I did it again: Austrian banks' terms and conditions and PSD II

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently responded to the Supreme Court's request for a preliminary ruling and issued a decision with respect to a dispute concerning the standard terms and conditions of Deniz Bank.

Olivia Jamison

Consultation on introduction of market restrictions on certain single-use plastics in Scotland

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Scottish government has launched a public consultation on the introduction of market restrictions on certain single-use plastic items.

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.

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