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Nic Journeaux

Slowly getting to grips with unjust enrichment and Jersey's legal 'hot potatoes'

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

A long-running Jersey fraud case illustrates the difficult task that the Channel Island courts sometimes have in comparing and distinguishing between developed principles of English law and foundational elements of the islands' customary law.

Mirosław Cejmer

Disposal of shares in private companies after introduction of universal dematerialisation

Company & Commercial - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Law of 30 August 2019 significantly amended the Commercial Companies Code and other laws.

Kenneth D Basch

Changes in Brazilian withholding tax

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

The Federal Government recently issued an executive order with the potential to change the tax treatment of commercial aircraft leasing.

Hui Huang

Is filing a trademark without intention to use an act of bad faith?

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In China, the practice of defensive trademarks appears to be a guiding factor when determining the legitimacy of a trademark application, but said trademarks remain subject to cancellation in case of non-use.

Eva Škufca

CPA imposes record fine for failure to notify concentration

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

In early 2019 the Competition Protection Agency (CPA) imposed a record fine of almost €54 million for a failure to notify a concentration (so-called 'gun jumping').

William Leung

Successful completion of cross-border asset preservation worth more than $20 million

Arbitration & ADR - Hong Kong
William KW Leung & Co

In September 2019 the Judicial Committee of the Supreme People's Court adopted the Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-Ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (MAA).

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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