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Pooja Ramchandani

To compete or not to compete – that is the question

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Non-compete restrictions are the tool most commonly used by employers to protect their proprietary interests following the end of an employment relationship, particularly in the case of C-suite employees.

Arthur Shay

Huawei ban – will smartphones lose their smarts?

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

US President Donald Trump's recent executive order which blacklists Huawei has generated a significant response from Huawei smartphone users, mobile operators and distributors in Taiwan which are handling returned purchases.

Johanna Niegel

Recent developments and tax considerations for private clients

Private Client & Offshore Services - Liechtenstein
Allgemeines Treuunternehmen (ATU)

This article addresses notable recent developments regarding the provision of private client services in Liechtenstein, including regulatory changes, case law and tax considerations for private clients.

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.

Andy McGregor

Court of Appeal upholds decision on importance of industry standard documents in conflicting jurisdiction clauses

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently upheld a High Court decision highlighting the risk that English and Italian courts may reach different decisions on the underlying factual background of related disputes even where the disputes could be said to fall under different agreements.

Yu Dan

Insurance brokerage market further opened up to foreign investors

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission plans to abolish two of the requirements that foreign insurance brokerage companies must meet in order to conduct business in China (ie, 30 years of business operation history and $200 million worth of total assets).

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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