International Law Office

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Helen Ruelle

Accessible premises and disability discrimination

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey's discrimination legislation was recently extended so that businesses, service providers and those managing and letting premises must take reasonable steps to avoid disadvantaging people with disabilities in relation to the accessibility of their premises.

Maria Girbau

Vehicle workshop owner convicted for using labels featuring BOSCH trademark on his machines

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Castellon Court of Appeal (Section 2) recently confirmed the criminal conviction of a vehicle workshop owner for a crime against industrial property rights consisting of a six-month prison sentence.

Olamide Aleshinloye

Yet another anti-corruption agency?

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

The federal government recently announced its intention to establish yet another anti-corruption agency.

Peter M Marta

Treasury Department issues ransomware guidance in response to significant uptick in ransomware attacks

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

In response to the significant rise in ransomware attacks since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and just in time for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Office of Foreign Assets Control recently issued advisories on the potential legal risks of making or facilitating ransomware payments..

William Jones

Court of Appeal enforces foreign arbitral award in favour of Brazilian airline

Arbitration & ADR - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Court of Appeal has overturned an earlier decision of the Grand Court, thereby allowing the enforcement of an International Chamber of Commerce arbitral award issued in favour of a Brazilian airline.

Antony Sassi

Court refuses to restrain presentation of winding-up petition and comments on ex parte proceedings

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently dismissed a plaintiff company's application to continue an ex parte injunction to restrain the defendant bank from presenting a winding-up petition against the company.

OnDemand

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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