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Gan Khong Aik

Derivative proceedings: leave of court is substantive legal requirement

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Court of Appeal recently ruled that Sections 347(1) and (2) of the Companies Act 2016, which require leave of court to be obtained before any action may be initiated on behalf of a company and any such action to be brought in the name of the company, are substantive law and not merely procedural.

Aspa Pergamineli

Energy exchange update

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Following the completion of the Regulatory Energy Agency's (RAE's) recent consultation, the RAE designated 1 November 2020 as the effective date of operation of the intraday and day-ahead markets and the balancing market (electricity markets).

Sergi Giménez Binder

Update on abusive clauses in passenger contracts

Aviation - Spain
Augusta Abogados

In 2019 Gijón Commercial Court No 3 ruled in a case dealing with some of Volotea's transport terms and conditions.

Frank Spoorenberg

Article 6(1) of ECHR is not separate ground to challenge arbitral awards

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court dismissed a challenge against an arbitral award issued by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on preliminary objections.

Y Artemis Lai

CIPO's new guidelines on patentable subject matter explained

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) recently released new guidelines on patentable subject matter and examples applying the new guidelines to computer-implemented inventions, medical diagnostic methods and medical uses.

Fiona Carter

Devil is in the detail – food and drink labelling changes from 1 January 2021

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

A raft of updated government guidance has been published clarifying the requirements for labelling and packaging food and drink in readiness for the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020.

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