International Law Office

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Llewellyn V Boyer-Cartwright

Government reopens negotiations on overflight fees and airspace management

Aviation - Bahamas
Callenders & Co

The Bahamas' flight information region airspace comprises tens of thousands of miles and is subject to significant overflight activity.

Rachel Richardson

Often overlooked competition law aspects of restrictive covenants in contracts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Employers want maximum restriction on employees who leave but must be careful not to overstep the mark as covenants which are unduly restrictive risk being struck out by the courts.

Ruey-Sen Tsai

Registering Chinese translations or transliterations of foreign trademarks

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

As Chinese (Mandarin) is Taiwan's national language, many foreign companies use Chinese translations or transliterations of their foreign brands (trademarks) in order to expand into the Taiwanese market.

Abigail Smith

Ontario Court of Appeal overturns ban on online sales of prescription eyewear to Ontario residents

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Ontario Court of Appeal has overturned the Ontario Superior Court of Justice's finding that online sales of prescription eyewear by Essilor Group Canada Inc to Ontario residents violated the Regulated Health Professions Act.

Carolyn Soakell

Court of Appeal rules on liability of overseas co-workers for whistleblowing

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In an unusual case of whistleblowing detriment brought by an overseas employee against two co-workers (also based overseas), the Court of Appeal has ruled that the employment tribunal in question had no jurisdiction to hear the claim in relation to personal liability of the co-workers because they were outside the scope of UK employment law.

Nina M Hanevold-Sandvik

Norway prepares for ratification of Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

Parliament recently decided that Norway will ratify the Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention and that the convention will be given effect not only in Norway's exclusive economic zone, but also in its territorial waters.

OnDemand

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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