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Hitomi Iwase

Revisions to Copyright Act to tackle online pirating

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

In the past decade, the Japanese manga and entertainment industries have been severely damaged by pirate sites which typically operate on servers located in jurisdictions lacking sufficient copyright protection.

Gan Khong Aik

Competing claims in curial and arbitral proceedings: recent anti-arbitration injunction developments

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

Are the Malaysian courts adopting a minimalist judicial intervention approach when considering anti-arbitration injunctions? This article discusses a recent Federal Court decision which dealt with the issue of competing claims in curial and arbitral proceedings where not all parties were before both forums, and two recent high court decisions that made reference to the Federal Court decision..

Marwa M Hassoun

Military licence review factors expanded for NS-controlled items to China, Venezuela and Russia

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently issued a final rule amending the licence review policy for items on the Commerce Control List that are controlled for national security reasons and destined for China, Venezuela or Russia.

Samuel Beighton

Merger control: CMA's ability to reject remedy proposals

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

In April 2020 the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) dismissed a challenge by Ecolab, Inc of the Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA's) decision in its final report on Ecolab's completed acquisition of The Holchem Group Limited, including in relation to the CMA's required divestiture remedy.

Andrew Osborne

Immigration Rules confirmed for Hong Kong British National (Overseas) citizens

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

From 31 January 2021 two new immigration routes will be introduced for British National (Overseas) (BN(O)) citizens and their adult children who were born on or after 1 July 1997.

Kosmas Karanikolas

New transitional flexibility remuneration mechanism and registration of flexibility service providers

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

In July 2020 a ministerial decision of the Ministry of Environment and Energy was published in the Official Gazette.

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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