International Law Office

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Rodrigo Moraes Costa

BRPTO anticipates Phase II of Patent Prosecution Highway Programme

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

Ordinance 404 recently came into force, establishing Phase II of the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Programme in Brazil.

Michelle Strowhiro

COVID-19 vaccine FAQs for employers

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

Employers can implement a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, subject to some conditions and exceptions.

Nick Rogers

Snapshot: private fund registration – what have we learnt?

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cayman Islands
Ogier

For the best part of 20 years, private equity sponsors and their global advisers have been attracted by the Cayman Islands' neutrality, efficiency, quality and flexibility – but also by its predictability.

William Jones

Snapshot: getting your foreign judgment recognised and enforced

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Ensuring the effective enforcement of judgments is a crucial aspect of a successful litigation strategy.

Mathew Newman

Not just a rubber stamp: principles for liquidators to get decisions blessed by Royal Court

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently brought an end to an important chapter in a long-running dispute regarding control of the exploration and exploitation of the oil and gas reserves of Georgia.

Karsten Metzlaff

Appeals court finds clause allowing franchisor to unilaterally increase franchise fee to be invalid

Franchising - Germany
Noerr LLP

The Jena Higher Regional Court recently held that a clause which allows a franchisor to adjust the franchise fee at the beginning of each quarter and does not clearly disclose to the franchisee the scope of the fee increase mechanism is in breach of the law regarding general terms and conditions, which applies to standard-form contracts and thus standardised franchise agreements.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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