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Ruey-Sen Tsai

Copyright protection and Fair Trade Act: handbag design issues

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In the ever-changing fashion industry, every signature handbag design represents the designer's endeavour and the brand's goodwill.

Péter Korózs

Penalty claim without prior reservation? Supreme Court confirms estoppel-based practice

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

Is a penalty for delayed performance enforceable if the purchaser fails to reserve its rights immediately? Or is enforceability excluded only if the purchaser expressly waives its right? This article analyses the Supreme Court's judgment in a recent construction dispute, in which the court appears to have maintained its estoppel-based practice despite recent legislative changes..

Eamon Harrison Courtenay

International arbitration: key legislative developments

Private Client & Offshore Services - Belize
Courtenay Coye LLP

Arbitration in Belize is governed by the Arbitration Act.

Sophie Arseneault

No time wasted: years as dependent contractor included in calculation of employee's notice of termination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently confirmed that years spent as a dependent contractor may count when calculating notice of termination for a contractor turned employee who is terminated without cause.

Elizabeth Greene

Online harms: government publishes response to consultation on proposals for internet regulation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The government recently published its initial response to the public consultation on the Online Harms White Paper, in the first substantive update since its publication in April 2019.

Frank Spoorenberg

Partial annulment of award based on ultra petita grounds

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

A recent case addressed the partial annulment of an award which granted damages where the prayer for relief sought only a declaration (ultra petita).

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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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