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Rainer Herzig

No profit from blood donations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Supreme Court recently had to decide whether a lump-sum compensation for expenses must be considered profit.

Fabio Ferreira Kujawski

ANPD announces public consultation on supervision and application of LGPD penalties

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Brazil
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

The Brazilian Data Protection Authority (ANPD) recently published a draft resolution that provides the details of its enforcement of the Data Protection Act (LGPD).

Francesco Pedroni

Changes to employment law in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Employment & Immigration - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

On 22 May 2021 Support Decree 1 was converted into law and on 26 May 2021 Support Decree 2 came into force.

Sarah Taylor

'Could versus would' approach to inventive step assessment

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

In a recent case, the High Court considered the statutory approach to assessing obviousness in patent law, confirming that, ultimately, the question to be addressed is whether the claims involve an inventive step.

Edmundo Elías-Fernández

How has Brexit affected Mexico's commercial relationship with the United Kingdom?

International Trade - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

The transition period for the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union ended on 31 December 2020.

Matthew Brunsdon Tully

Government announces that no-fault divorce will become law in 2022

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

After a long journey, and much campaigning over the years, it seems like the wait for no-fault divorces will finally be over on 6 April 2022.



Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania


Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria


Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru