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Stuart Davis

United Kingdom to regulate buy-now-pay-later market

Banking & Financial Services - United Kingdom
Latham & Watkins LLP

The government has announced that interest-free buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) credit agreements will be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Xiaoling Duan

National People's Congress passes fourth amendment to Patent Law

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The National People's Congress recently passed the fourth amendment to the Patent Law, which will come into effect on 1 June 2021.

Edmundo Elías-Fernández

Various accords and decrees modified following new LIGIE's entry into force

International Trade - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

The new General Import and Export Duties Law recently entered into force, introducing a number of changes to tariff items.

Devinder Singh

Can retailers use a CVA to rewrite existing lease arrangements?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

Increasing pressures placed on those operating in the retail and hospitality sectors as a result of COVID-19 means that there is likely to be an increasing use of company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) in these sectors.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

New commitment mechanism turns the tide in ongoing investigations

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

In June 2020 Law 7246 Amending the Law on the Protection of Competition entered into force and introduced significant changes to Turkish competition law, including with regard to the commitment mechanism.

Lucy Lewis

COVID-19 vaccination – FAQs for employers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers are facing many difficult and untested employment law issues as the United Kingdom rolls out its COVID-19 vaccination programme.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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