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Patricia Yeung

Statutory maternity leave to be extended to 14 weeks

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

The recently passed Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019 will introduce changes to the Employment Ordinance (Cap 57) which are expected to come into force by the end of 2020.

Christopher Loh

Can inter partes review petitions be denied as cumulative of previously presented art and arguments?

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

In March 2020 the Precedential Opinion Panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) designated as precedential an opinion which sets out a two-part inquiry for determining when the PTAB can deny institution of inter partes review proceedings under 35 US Code 325(d) as duplicative of art and arguments previously presented in patent prosecution.

Tor Pöpke

Sami village defeats state in historic case concerning land use rights

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

A lawsuit between the state and a Sami village concerning hunting and fishing issues sparked strong feelings among the public.

Sascha Dethof

FCO provides further information on development of B2B internet platform

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has given further advice on the development of a business-to-business internet platform in a recently published case report on OLF Germany.

Julian B Flamant

California voters approve significant CCPA changes

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

California voters have approved the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), a new law coming into effect on 1 January 2023 that will significantly amend the California Consumer Privacy Act.

Trevor Jason Mark Padasian

Much ado about nothing? Climate change is real and aviation industry must step up its efforts

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

With airline companies rapidly depleting cash reserves and any form of subsidies to ensure survival in the current climate, the unsurprising reality is that efforts to go green have taken a step back.

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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