International Law Office

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Samuel Yang

Government launches nationwide security inspection and correction campaign for Big Data applications

IT & Internet - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Public Security recently launched a nationwide security inspection and correction campaign regarding Big Data applications in China.

Sung-Nam Kim

Supreme Court rules that AMERICAN UNIVERSITY trademark is inherently distinctive

Intellectual Property - South Korea
Kim & Chang

The Supreme Court recently ruled en banc that the AMERICAN UNIVERSITY trademark was sufficiently distinctive among South Korean consumers to be registered in connection with university education services, instruction services and other designated services.

Rogério Fernando Taffarello

Use of settlements and plea deals in wake of new enforcement landscape

White Collar Crime - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

After years of extensive anti-corruption investigations launched by Operation Car Wash, the national and international legal community have recognised that Brazil's enforcement of regulatory and criminal matters has become stronger than ever.

Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou

Supreme Court evaluates scope of trustees' protection in contentious trust litigation

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Supreme Court recently assessed the protection afforded to trustees by virtue of Section 83 of the Trustee Act 1998, which provides that a trustee cannot be bound or compelled by way of discovery to disclose information and documents about a trust.

Constantinos Christofi

Tax exemptions for loan restructuring implemented

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Following the extension of tax relief for the disposal of immovable property for the restructuring non-performing loans introduced by Laws 96(I)/2018, 98(I)/2018, 99(I)/2018 and 100(I)/2018, the Tax Department has announced that its Form 415 (Disposal of Property due to Loan Restructuring) has been revised and that a new Form 415B (Immovable Property Declaration due to Loan Restructuring – Supplementary Certificate) has been published..

Bram Woltering

Can directors be held liable for IP infringements?

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD NV

The Hague District Court recently had to assess whether a natural person could be held accountable for a company's trademark and copyright infringement.

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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