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Sichun Wu

IP Court promulgates three important reports on 2020 IP cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In February 2021 the IP Court of the Supreme People's Court promulgated the Annual Report 2020, the Judicial Gist Synopsis 2020 and Ten Exemplary Technology IP Cases of 2020.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office strategy statement on legal migration and border control – what's in it?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

As part of the government's 'new plan for immigration', the Home Office has released a strategy statement setting out its plans for legal migration and border control.

Maya Ito

METI green innovation fund

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

In order to help achieve the goal of carbon neutrality by 2050, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has decided to develop a green innovation fund of Y2 trillion as part of the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation.

Josée Weydert

Publication of bill to amend Securitisation Law

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh

Bill of Law 7825, which aims to amend the Securitisation Law, was recently introduced to the Chamber of Deputies.

Marcel Meinhardt

Public contracting entities and distribution grid operators must publicly tender electricity purchases

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

In a formal recommendation, the Competition Commission has opined that Swiss public tender law applies to an electricity supply where a public contracting entity purchases electricity for its own internal consumption (eg, the supply of administrative buildings or public transport) and a distribution grid operator purchases electricity for further delivery to end customers.

Geoffrey Conlin

New guidelines a turning point for large-risks insurance market

Insurance - Brazil
CAL - Costa, Albino & Lasalvia Advogados

The National Council of Private Insurance recently published Resolution 407/2021, establishing new guidelines for large-risks insurance 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