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David Smyth

False statement of truth leads to prison

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Mathnasium Center Licensing, LLC v Chang is another recent example of the courts sentencing makers of false statements of truth to a period of imprisonment for contempt of court.

Hans Eriksson

Blocking injunctions – proportionality and right of access to information

Intellectual Property - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

The Patent and Market Court of Appeal recently ordered several internet service providers to take blocking measures against Sci-Hub and LibGen.

Ulrich Steppler

Q&A on pitfalls and red flags when dealing with German MROs

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

As airlines must constantly strive to reduce maintenance costs, it is prudent to carefully review and negotiate contracts with maintenance, repair and overhaul organisations (MROs).

Sang Hoon Lee

Greater reforms for promoting work-life balance

Employment & Benefits - South Korea
Lee & Ko

Significant changes to the Gender Equality Employment and Work-Life Balance Support Act, including changes to employees' rights to paternity leave and reduced working hours for child and family care, recently came into effect.

Takayuki Fujii

Ministry relaxes rules for affixing technical standard conformity marks

Product Regulation & Liability - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Following the diversification and miniaturisation of electronic equipment, the means by which technical standard conformity marks must be affixed received significant attention from business operators that sell or import electronic equipment in Japan.

Costas Stamatiou

New regulations on fees and dues for ocean-going commercial ships

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Shipping Deputy Ministry recently issued the Merchant Shipping (Fees and Dues with respect to Ocean Going Commercial Cyprus Ships) Regulations, which contain the new fees and charges payable for ocean-going commercial ships registered in Cyprus.

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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