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Bernd Rajal

New government programme sets course for expansion of renewable energies

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The new government composed of the Austrian People's Party and the Green Party recently presented the government programme for 2020 to 2024, which contains comprehensive measures to promote the expansion of renewable energies.

Matthew C Morse

H-1B visa programme: possible changes on horizon

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

As the US Citizenship and Immigration Services begins to implement its online electronic registration system for H-1B cap-subject petitions for Fiscal Year 2021 – which is a major deviation from prior years – an examination of the additional changes to the H-1B programme which may be made in the future is in order.

Dieter Hauck

Family business and group privilege

Competition & Antitrust - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The cartel prohibition applies to activities between independent undertakings; however, it does not apply to activities between a controlling and a controlled undertaking, as such a subsidiary would not enjoy economic independence.

Paul Ranjard

SPC clarifies requirements for citing prior use defence in trademark infringement cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

A recent Supreme People's Court (SPC) decision clarified the requirements to cite the prior use defence under Article 59.3 of the Trademark Law.

Jennie Cherry

Preparing US tax and information returns: Forms 3520 and 3520-A

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is ramping up compliance initiatives targeting failures to file US tax and information returns.

Pedro Cortés

Macau responds to regulatory trends with new Cybersecurity Law

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

In June 2019 the Legislative Assembly of the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) enacted the Cybersecurity Law.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA