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Christian Holzer

Supreme Administrative Court once again favours environmental organisations

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

The Supreme Administrative Court remains on course with its pro-environmental organisation (EO) case law.

Ronald Beltzer

Update on temporary employment CLAs

Employment & Immigration - Netherlands
Maes Law

The ABU and the NBBU recently reached an agreement with the trade union LBV to extend the current collective labour agreement (CLA) for temporary employees until 1 October 2021.

Lei Liu

Tips for companies focused on resource recovery in circular economy

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

As the world accelerates its transition to a low-carbon, circular economy, Canadian companies which are developing resource recovery models must consider how to integrate IP protection into their overall strategic plan to succeed in this increasingly competitive global market.

Joanne van Harmelen

Would a TRIPS waiver improve access to COVID-19 vaccines?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - International
ENSafrica

A recent proposal calls for a waiver for all World Trade Organisation members of certain provisions of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) in relation to the "prevention, containment or treatment" of COVID-19.

Richard Khoo Boo Hin

Total lockdown: critical construction works exempted

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

Malaysia is approaching the second half of 2021 under a nationwide lockdown.

Joanne Huckle

Private equity and Cayman funds: tips, trends and pitfalls for limited partners

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Changes to private funds legislation in the Cayman Islands and a growing investor demand for environmental, social and governance investing are throwing up new issues for limited partners looking to commit capital in Cayman structures.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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