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Daniel Anthony

Blurred line between fact and fiction undermines copyright

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

A recent judgment ruled on whether copyright should subsist in fictional elements of a work that was marketed, published and perceived to be historically factual.

Paul Gonzi

Bill to amend Persons with Disability (Employment) Act

Employment & Immigration - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

A bill seeking to amend Chapter 210 of the Laws of Malta, the Persons with Disability (Employment) Act, has been tabled before the House of Representatives.

Nikita Maltsev

Data protection law amended to increase personal data subjects' rights

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The Federal Law on Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences enhances personal data subjects' rights by changing fines and extending the limitation period for data-related breaches.

Andriani Kantilieraki

Approved Preventive Action Plan for security of gas supply

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

The Regulatory Authority for Energy recently approved the Preventive Action Plan, which regulates the measures to be taken to ensure the security of gas supply in compliance with the EU Gas Supply Standard Regulation.

Mathew Newman

Applications for leave to serve out jurisdiction of Guernsey under Rule 9(b) of RCCR – role of Hague Convention

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The Royal Court has dismissed an interlocutory application to set aside an order granting an application for leave to serve proceedings on respondents who reside outside Guernsey.

Al-Leecia Delancy

Public Procurement Act 2021: obtaining government contracts

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The government has been criticised both locally and internationally in relation to the transparency and procedure surrounding the procurement of government contracts.

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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