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Samuel Yang

Educational apps must be officially registered by end of 2019

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Education and seven other authorities recently published the Opinions on Guiding and Regulating the Orderly and Healthy Development of Educational Apps.

Beatriz Bejarano

Copyright protection: impact of recent ECJ decision on Spanish legal framework

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

A recent European Court of Justice judgment is good news for EU designers as it confirms what has already been stated by some Spanish courts – namely, that a design need not have artistic merit, aesthetic value or a particular visual attraction to qualify for copyright protection.

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.

Jonas Löfgren

Heavily discounted starter pack considered unethical grant to healthcare

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

The Committee for the Review of Pharmaceutical Information recently confirmed the strict approach to the marketing of medicinal products in relation to pricing.

Lucy Lewis

New guidance on use of confidentiality agreements in discrimination cases

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Confidentiality clauses or non-disclosure agreements have become a topic of significant interest because of how they can be used to prevent employees from reporting allegations of sexual harassment or other similar misconduct.

Shannon Rajan

Now everyone can fly… with even fewer headaches! Amendments to MAVCOM Protection Code

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Malaysian Aviation Commission Protection Code 2016 was recently amended.

OnDemand

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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