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Ryoji Moroi

Solar FIT decommissioning fee

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Since April 2018, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has required business operators involved in solar power generation to set aside a certain amount of funds in preparation for the decommissioning of solar power plants.

Eleanor Wilson

Government introduces Bill C-4 to implement USMCA's required changes

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Bill C-4 – which addresses some of the changes required under the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – was recently introduced in the House of Commons.

Andreas Wildi

CAR-T therapies and changes to Healthcare Benefits Ordinance

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Department of Home Affairs recently decided that two new autologous cell therapies (CAR-T therapies) for the treatment of blood and lymph gland cancer will in future be covered by compulsory healthcare insurance.

Carlos P Martins

Government restricts travel to Canada by foreign nationals

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

The minister of transport recently issued an interim order regarding the denial of boarding to foreign nationals on international flights to Canada and a health check that air operators flying to Canada must conduct prior to boarding.

Barbara Wilbrink

Burden of proof remains with shipowner in proving terminal operator liability

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

The loading and unloading of cargo from ships is a key element in the transport chain.

Francisco Venetucci

Transport restrictions introduced due to coronavirus outbreak

Shipping & Transport - Argentina
Venetucci & Asociados

Further to a National Cabinet meeting on 16 March 2020, a new regulation was introduced which prohibits entry into Argentina by sea, air or land for 15 calendar days by non-resident foreign nationals; this timeframe may be extended or lifted by the government as deemed appropriate.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany

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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