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Francisco Venetucci

New regulation makes waves: Coastguard establishes maximum speed for stretch of Parana River

Shipping & Transport - Argentina
Venetucci & Asociados

A new Coastguard regulation has established the maximum speed between km 406 and km 435 of the Parana River.

Fabian Huber

Court does not consider fabric masks to be medical devices

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

The Hamm Higher Regional Court recently found that fabric masks do not constitute medical devices, regardless of whether they are displayed alongside medical face masks or whether the public attributes to them a protective effect against COVID-19.

Niamh Lalor

Mandatory disclosure rules

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation (Implementation) (International Tax Compliance) (Mandatory Disclosure Rules for CRS Avoidance Arrangements and Opaque Offshore Structures) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 are expected to come into force shortly.

Antony Sassi

Court of Appeal sets aside contempt regarding statement of truth

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal allowed the defendant's appeal against a lower court's finding that he had made a false statement of truth with respect to an admission in a defence filed on behalf of a company.

Viktoria Hybbinette

Labour Court rules on awarding damages under Trade Secrets Act

Employment & Immigration - Sweden
Wistrand

Whether an employee can make use of previously attained know-how, knowledge and skills in a new position is largely governed by the Trade Secrets Act, as well as the particular circumstances at hand and the employee's actions.

Carsten Vyvers

Passenger versus service cart – typical aviation hazard?

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Celle Higher Regional Court recently found that the Hanover Regional Court wrongly rejected an application for legal aid by a passenger who claimed that a flight attendant had injured her knee with a service cart.

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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