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Dániel Gera

Access to employee emails – enhanced authority control

Employment & Immigration - Hungary
Schoenherr

More than two years after the EU General Data Protection Regulation's entry into force, employers' access to employee email accounts still raises several questions.

Vasudha Luniya

COVID-19 and data protection and privacy

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - India
Clasis Law

The increased use of technology in personal and professional life due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has also led to an increase in the need to ensure data protection and privacy.

Alexander Vida

Hungarian authorities deem device mark SPIRIT to be misleading

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently issued ex officio a provisional refusal to register the international device mark SPIRIT in Hungary, holding that it was misleading because the word 'spirit' means alcohol, whereas the goods in Class 32 include mineral water, beer and soft drinks, which are not hard liquors.

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.

Eleanor Murray

What next for possession proceedings? New PD55C imposes additional requirements on landlords

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) 55.29 came into force on 25 June 2020 and extended the stay on possession proceedings and enforcement proceedings by way of a writ or a warrant for possession until 23 August 2020.

Eva Škufca

Court slashes Agrokor's gun-jumping fine to €1 million

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

A Ljubljana court recently slashed the fine imposed by the Competition Protection Agency (CPA) on Croatian food company Agrokor from €53.9 million to €1 million.

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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