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Marcella Ballard

Seeing green post-Election Day 2020: state trademarks for cannabis goods and services

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota have voted to legalise recreational marijuana use for individuals aged 21 years and older and Mississippi has voted to allow prescribed medical marijuana for people with certain conditions.

Aspa Pergamineli

Energy exchange update

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Following the completion of the Regulatory Energy Agency's (RAE's) recent consultation, the RAE designated 1 November 2020 as the effective date of operation of the intraday and day-ahead markets and the balancing market (electricity markets).

Kenneth D Basch

Use of GATS in Brazilian aircraft transactions

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh Advogados Associados

In June 2020 the Global Aircraft Trading System (GATS) was launched to facilitate aircraft trading and financing by reducing the burden on industry participants – in particular, airlines.

Rachel DeSanges

Expanded powers for Employment and Discrimination Tribunal

Employment & Immigration - Guernsey
Ogier

The Employment and Tribunal (Guernsey) Order 2020 enhances the tribunal's powers to dismiss or strike out complaints without merit.

Radhika Gaggar

To be or not to be (a trustee)?

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Over the past decade, there has been a renaissance of private trusts which act as holding entities for private family wealth or provide employee benefits.

Arthur Shay

Government subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment available from 2021

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission recently announced that the government will allocate NT$26.65 billion from 2021 to 2025 to subsidise the 5G network deployment of five telecoms operators under the premium bid prize collected from the 5G spectrum auction in January 2020.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan