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Michelle Watson Bunn

National risk assessment: implications for businesses

White Collar Crime - Guernsey
Ogier

In January 2020 the Bailiwick published its national risk assessment (NRA), which identifies jurisdiction-wide and systemic risks to which its financial system is deemed particularly vulnerable.

Frank Spoorenberg

First annulment of investment arbitration award by Supreme Court

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court – for the first time – partially annulled an arbitral award issued in an investment arbitration.

Andrew Osborne

UK immigration beyond lockdown

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

UK visa processing is slowly starting to resume, but it is not yet business as usual.

Ruey-Sen Tsai

Trademark including well-known stage name of professional athlete should be refused registration

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

According to Article 30-1(13) of the Trademark Act, trademarks containing another person's portrait or well-known name, stage name, pseudonym or alternative name should be refused registration unless said person consents to the application.

Martina Farrugia

Dispute resolution regulations for bunkering operations

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Transport Malta's Ports and Yachting Directorate recently issued a port notice to remind recipients about the Dispute Resolution (Procedures) Regulation.

Vanessa van Coppenhagen

Life sciences acquisitions and divestments

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

To establish a portfolio of investments, BioVentures, South Africa's first niche biotechnology and life sciences venture capital fund, looked for South African start-ups with proprietary technology that gives them a competitive advantage; a large, growing and preferably international market; multiple products and markets rather than a single product and market; and a quality and balanced management team.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan