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Antonio Grieco

New law decree simplifies administrative procedures for shareholders

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Law Decree 76/2020 was recently enacted as part of Italy's strategy to simplify some of its bureaucratic procedures and, among other things, ease the requirements which apply to companies that wish to increase their share capital.

Anthony Rosen

New UK regulatory regime on horizon to tackle digital platforms

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recently completed its market study into online platforms and digital advertising, building on the recommendations of the Furman review.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020 undergoes second reading

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020 recently passed its second reading in the House of Representatives and was subsequently referred to the Committee on Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring for further consideration.

Ying Song

Hybrid antitrust law – interaction between administrative enforcement and private action

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

Alongside increased administrative action, Chinese companies increasingly bring private antitrust actions against rival companies, particularly in the technology sphere.

Oon Hooi Lin

Weathering COVID-19: aviation regulators' measures to aid aviation operations

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

On 7 June 2020 the government announced that Malaysia's Movement Control Order would enter a 'recovery phase' beginning on 10 June 2020 and ending on 31 August 2020.

Alexander Vida

Hungarian authorities deem device mark SPIRIT to be misleading

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently issued ex officio a provisional refusal to register the international device mark SPIRIT in Hungary, holding that it was misleading because the word 'spirit' means alcohol, whereas the goods in Class 32 include mineral water, beer and soft drinks, which are not hard liquors.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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