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Beatriz Bejarano

Battle of the bottles: EU Trademark Court of Appeal finds infringement of well-known Malibu bottle

Intellectual Property - European Union
Grau & Angulo

In December 2018 the EU Trademark Court of Appeal declared that the Ibiza Beach drink marketed by Productos Ibicencos, SL and Aromáticas de Ibiza, SL – whose bottle was highly similar to the well-known Malibu bottle – infringed The Absolut Company AB's (TAC's) 3D and graphic trademarks which protect the shape of such bottle.

Jeevan Ballav Panda

Enforcement of foreign awards: does violation of legal provision equate to contravention of fundamental policy?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

In 2013 the Supreme Court held that the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award can be refused only if it is contrary to, among other things, the 'fundamental policy of Indian law'.

Man Mohan Sharma

Supreme Court limits NCLAT's appellate jurisdiction

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Supreme Court recently set aside a National Company Law Tribunal order and restored the appeal which had been dismissed thereby.

Arturo Sferruzza

Fine line between financial initiatives in PV greenhouses and genuine agricultural projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright Studio Legale

The Regional Administrative Court of Sardinia recently annulled the regional authority's decision to revoke authorisation for the construction and operation of a photovoltaic (PV) plant on the rooftops of agricultural greenhouses following its alleged loss of status as an agricultural company.

Adekunle Obebe

Curbing sexual harassment: lessons from Microsoft

Employment & Benefits - Nigeria
Bloomfield Law

In 2013 the National Industrial Court (NIC) ushered in a new labour law regime with regard to workplace sexual harassment when it held an employer vicariously liable for acts of sexual harassment perpetrated against one of its employees.

Julie Melia

At a glance guide to Jersey wills for non-domiciled individuals

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Personal assets that most commonly need to be accessed in Jersey following the death of a non-domiciled person are shares in Jersey companies and Jersey bank accounts and investments.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey