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Yongjian Lei

Darlie toothpaste versus Darlie insect repellent: trademark squatting and bad-faith registration

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

No one wants to associate toothpaste with insect repellent, but this can happen if the same names and images have been trademarked in different classes of goods.

Laura Shirreffs

The role of legislation in environmental protection and the Jersey legal framework

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey's environmental legislation covers areas including water pollution, nuisance, planning, wildlife and waste disposal.

Michael Lips

Latest environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

This article summarises key amendments to Swiss environmental laws which either came into effect in recent months or will come into effect in the foreseeable future.

Raphaël Buruiana

Discrimination in the hiring process: what remedies are available to candidates?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Superior Court of Quebec has confirmed that the Public Service Commission of Canada has the power to order the hiring of a candidate who has been discriminated against.

Sarah Shaul

How are foreign states' decisions on EU directives recognised in English courts?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court recently struck out a claim by the beneficial owner of certain notes that had sought a declaration that an event of default had occurred.

Kenneth D Basch

Aircraft repossession: judiciary fails to uphold local law or Cape Town Convention

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

Following developments earlier in 2019, aircraft repossession has continued to be in the spotlight – yet again with regard to the Oceanair Linhas Aéreas SA (commonly known as 'Avianca Brazil') bankruptcy and, in particular, the experience of lessors that sought repossession of leased aircraft therefrom.

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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