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  • Blog: ALTIUS BlogsThe ELTIF: amendments in the Belgian AIFM LawPosted on June 17, 2021 by
    On 19 April 2021, a draft law on diverse financial provisions (the “Draft Law”) was published. The Draft Law was adopted by the Parliament at the end of May. Amongst other things, it amends the Belgian AIFM Law to integrate the ELTIF fund status. Together with its parliamentary works, the Draft Law finally provides some clarity on this vehicle’s place in the existing Belgian fund framework.Background The status of the European long-term investment fund (“ELTIF”) was introduced a few years ago by Regulation 2015/760 of 29 April 2015 on European long-term investment funds (the “ELTIF Regulation...
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  • Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogChina Issues Data Security LawPosted on June 16, 2021 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
    After two rounds of public comments, the Data Security Law of the People’s Republic of China was formally issued on June 10, 2021, and will become effective on September 1, 2021. This blog entry provides highlights of the new law. Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogEuropean Commission publishes finalised SCCsPosted on June 11, 2021 by Davinia Brennan
    The European Commission has published its final Implementing Decision on new standard contractual clauses (SCCs) for the transfer of personal data to third countries. The new SCCs have been expected for some time in order to address the entry into force of the GDPR and the requirements of that regime. The delay to the update...Continue Reading…
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  • Blog: Waller Law BlogOSHAs new mandatory COVID-19 guidance for healthcare employers and employeesPosted on June 10, 2021 by
    The new Emergency Temporary Standard that healthcare employers must implement and adhere to in light of COVID-19 is mandatory.
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  • Blog: Garrigues Intellectual Property BlogMake no mistake about it – software functionalities cannot be protected Posted on June 8, 2021 by Editor1
    EU legislation has chosen intellectual property law as the main way of protecting computer programs – an essential asset to increase the competitive edge of both European companies and their products worldwide. Protection is easy to obtain because it is sufficient for the software in question to be original; there is no need to register […] La entrada Make no mistake about it – software functionalities cannot be protected  apareció primero en Intellectual and Industrial Property Blog - Garrigues.
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  • Blog: Privacy & Data Management BlogWill Vaccine Passports be Required in our Workplaces: Guidance on Vaccine Passports and PoliciesPosted on May 27, 2021 by Ryan Berger, Cory Sully, Emily Raymond
    With increasing numbers of Canadians being immunized each day against COVID-19, the question on many peoples’ minds is whether Canadians will be asked to prove they are vaccinated by way of a vaccine passport. Vaccine passports can take a range of forms, but the defining feature is a verified record of a person’s immunization status. The question many employers are now ...
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