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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.

Caroline von Nussbaum

Regulation of medical marijuana

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

Cannabis-containing finished medicinal products have been available on prescription in Germany for some time.

Garon Anthony

Beware of Quincecare: update from Supreme Court

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

In 2018 the Court of Appeal rejected a stockbrocker's appeal against the High Court's decision that it owed a client a Quincecare duty.

Pooja Ramchandani

Rainbow workplaces: Transgender Persons Act

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Transgender Persons Act came into force with effect from 10 January 2020 and aims to protect transgender persons' rights and welfare, particularly with regard to employment.

Federico Hernández Arroyo

Draft rules on net neutrality issued for public consultation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In December 2019 the Federal Telecommunications Institute issued draft rules for public consultation to further regulate net neutrality in Mexico.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition aspects of merger control: 2019 M&A status report

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

The Competition Board recently published its annual M&A status report, which outlines statistics on merger control decisions with regard to the number of transactions, the parties' country of origin, economic activities and transaction values.

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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