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China: Briefing on the People’s Bank of China notice on further preventing and handling the risk of speculation in virtual currency transactions

China - October 11 2021 On 15 September 2021, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), together with nine other governmental departments, jointly issued the Notice on Further…

Switzerland: New rules on relative market power, abusing pricing and geo-blocking

Switzerland - October 10 2021 The Swiss Parliament has adopted new provisions in the Swiss Cartel Act regarding the business conduct of companies with relative market power, the…

US 50 State Shelter-in-Place / Reopening Tracker

USA - October 8 2021 Shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders have been prevalent throughout the United States since March 2020 as state and local governments have sought…

Canada: Remote working from outside of the jurisdiction - The pandemic and beyond (Video Chat)

Canada - October 2 2021 In this Quick Chat video, Baker McKenzie’s Labour and Employment, Global Immigration and Mobility, and Tax lawyers review the wide variety of…

Low-Carbon Hydrogen - First Published UK Hydrogen Strategy

United Kingdom - October 1 2021 In the run up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), the UK has published its first ever Hydrogen Strategy. The strategy promises…

US 50 State Shelter-in-Place / Reopening Tracker

USA - October 1 2021 Shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders have been prevalent throughout the United States since March 2020 as state and local governments have sought…

United States: Federal Agencies Issue Requests for Public Comments to Assess Strength of Supply Chains Following “America’s Supply Chains” Executive Order

USA - September 30 2021 US federal government agencies charged with implementing President Biden’s February 24, 2021 Executive Order 14017 (“America’s Supply Chains” or…

Hong Kong: Amendments to Hong Kong’s dual-use control list

Hong Kong - September 30 2021 Hong Kong controls dual-use items under the Import and Export Ordinance (Cap. 60) and its corresponding subsidiary legislation, the Import and Export…

United Kingdom: Stakeholder consultation on pharmacovigilance - have you say

European Union, United Kingdom - September 29 2021 On 31 August 2021 the European Commission (the “Commission”) launched a consultation on the operation of Commission Implementing Regulation…

Spain: Deadline approaches for all Member States to transpose new Whistleblower Protection Directive

European Union, Spain - September 27 2021 17 December 2021 is the deadline for all Member States to transpose the new Whistleblower Protection Directive 2019/1937, which obliges businesses…