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Emma Griffiths

More is more when giving notice of claims under SPAs

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Failure to comply with a contractual requirement to give notice of a claim under a sale and purchase agreement can cause a buyer's claim to fail, even if the seller is already aware of the matters that give rise to the claim.

Wu Xiaohui

Bolar exemption does not apply to offering to sell patented drugs

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The China National Intellectual Property Administration recently released details of 10 exemplary patent administrative enforcement cases from 2019.

Robert Payne

Anti-money laundering rules: impact on art market

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The EU Fifth Anti-money Laundering Directive was enacted into UK law with effect from 10 January 2020.

Marc Kish

Snapshot: determining whether a petition debt is disputed on substantial grounds

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

It is trite law that where a petition debt is disputed in good faith and on substantial grounds, the Grant Court's ordinary practice is to dismiss or strike out the winding-up petition.

Ruth Boardman

ICO's investigation into data broking sector and enforcement notice to Experian

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) recently published a report on its investigation into data protection compliance in the direct marketing data broking sector.

Bernardo Freitas

CVM eases investment crowdfunding rules

Banking & Financial Services - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

In light of the growing popularity of crowdfunding as a means of financing and maintaining small businesses' operations, it has remained on the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission's (CVM's) agenda, leading to discussions as to how the existing regulation can be improved.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan