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David Smyth

Settlement 'solutions' looking for problems?

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The judiciary in Hong Kong recently published a Guidance Note for Case Settlement Conference in Civil Cases in the District Court.

Angus Davison

Guide to restructuring and corporate recovery

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

This article answers FAQs on restructuring and corporate recovery options available in the Cayman Islands, with respect to domestic procedures, cross-border procedures, creditors, avoidance transactions, contributions to liquidation estates and officer liability..

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on directors' revocation and spoil system

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation recently ruled on the revocation of the board chair of a listed company controlled by a public entity shareholder.

Tsung-Yuan Shen

Is commercial success a factor considered in determining non-obviousness of a patent?

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

A pitfall that is difficult to avoid when determining whether a patent is non-obvious is hindsight bias when comparing a patent with prior art.

James Beck

We repeat – no second guessing the FDA

Product Regulation & Liability - USA
Reed Smith LLP

Pre-emption precludes private plaintiffs from second guessing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decisions on the marketing and classification of the products that the agency regulates.

Shalina Crossley

What does the COVID-19 tier system mean for offices?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

New regulations underpinning the three-tier lockdown system are now in force in England as part of the government's efforts to step up its response to the pandemic.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan