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Ann Nam-Yeon Kwon

Significant increase in non-use cancellation actions

Intellectual Property - South Korea
Kim & Chang

According to data recently published by the Korean Intellectual Property Office, the number of non-use cancellation actions filed in South Korea has significantly increased in recent years, resulting in nearly double the number of registrations being cancelled in 2017 compared with previous years.

Nicolas Tsardellis

Requirements for granting mandatory injunctions on interim applications

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

A recent Larnaca District Court judgment examined the requirements for granting mandatory injunctions on interim applications.

Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

Italian corruption case continues – will authorities ever investigate wrongdoing?

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

Recent reports about developments in an ongoing corruption case in Italy, which alleges corruption in Nigeria by oil giants Royal Dutch Shell and Italian company Eni, have increased speculation as to whether any meaningful proceedings relating to the matter will ever be brought in Nigeria.

Camila Mendes Vianna

ANP issues draft resolution regarding foreign trade activities

Energy & Natural Resources - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

The National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels recently published Public Hearing and Public Consultation Notice 13/2018.

Aaron Goonrey

Should employers use an external team when investigating sexual harassment?

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

Recent claims against politician Barnaby Joyce show that sometimes an internal investigation into workplace sexual harassment is not the best idea.

Takashi Tsukioka

Application of fair disclosure rule to listed bonds

Capital Markets - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The newly introduced fair disclosure rule enacted under Japan's securities laws and regulation regime is most often considered to apply to issuers of listed shares.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey