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Jae-sang Lim

Influence of functional parts when determining design similarity

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

When determining the similarity of designs, how is a court's judgment affected when a design element has commonality with a functional element? A recent Supreme Court decision allows some insight into this question.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on directors' revocation and spoil system

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation recently ruled on the revocation of the board chair of a listed company controlled by a public entity shareholder.

Ann C Kim

SEC ramps up enforcement activity in wake of COVID-19

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

When the United States began grappling with COVID-19 in March 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement acted swiftly to make clear to market participants that it was ramping up its efforts to identify and prevent fraud in the wake of the pandemic.

Oliver Passmore

Royal Court demonstrates its ability to assist in administration of foreign trusts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

In a recent decision, the Royal Court considered – for the first time – whether it can exercise a foreign statutory power on the application of a trustee of a foreign trust.

Gillian O'Regan

Hidden owners, ostensible authority and Duomatic principle

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

According to a recent Privy Council decision, the Duomatic principle can apply to ostensible authority as well as actual authority.

Tan Meiyen

Recognition of bankruptcy orders: breach of natural justice

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

By a two-to-one majority, the Court of Appeal recently granted an appeal and set aside the High Court's recognition of Indonesian bankruptcy orders on the basis that there had been a breach of natural justice in their making.

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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