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Cesare Galli

Italy nominates Milan as third head office of UPC instead of London

Intellectual Property - Italy
IP Law Galli

At a recent Unified Patent Court (UPC) Preparatory Committee meeting on the effects of the United Kingdom's withdrawal of its ratification of the court's founding agreement, Italy announced its intention to nominate Milan as the new branch of the UPC headquarters instead of London.

Victor Onyegbado

Shipping loans and collateral damage

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Shipping finance transactions are characterised by peculiar risk factors principally on account of shipping assets' transient operations.

Yvonne Frederiksen

Employer discharges heavy burden of proof at Supreme Court

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

Under the Act on Equal Treatment of Men and Women, if an employee is dismissed while on pregnancy or maternity leave, the employer will have the onus of proving that the dismissal was not in any way connected to these circumstances.

Pedro Cortés

Proposed new law on h­­otel establishments' activities

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Macau's tourism and entertainment industry has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

The benefits of using a Guernsey company are extremely wide but generally include separate legal identity, limited liability for shareholders and ease of transfer of ownership.

Sascha Dethof

Federal Court of Justice rules on statute of limitations for bid-rigging agreements

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Court of Justice recently issued a decision on the statute of limitations for bid-rigging agreements.

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