International Law Office

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Daniel Wyatt

Forum conveniens – context is key

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court has allowed conspiracy proceedings brought by two Russian banks against several Russian nationals to proceed in England.

Christopher Loh

Supreme Court hears oral argument on whether to abolish or modify assignor estoppel doctrine

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

'Assignor estoppel' is a common law doctrine that prevents, in district court patent litigation, an assignor of a patent from challenging the validity of the assigned patent as a defence to infringement allegations.

Helen Ruelle

Proposed annual leave increase and daily rest breaks for employees

Employment & Immigration - Jersey
Ogier

From January 2022, additional employment rights are expected to be introduced for employees in Jersey.

Stephan Schmalzl

Multiple assignments of future receivables

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently addressed the effects of an agreed sale of a plot of land on the security assignment of the future receivables under the lease agreement regarding such plot.

Joanne van Harmelen

Biosimilar regulation FAQs

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

A biosimilar is a biological medicine that is manufactured to be similar, but – unlike a generic pharmaceutical medicine – not necessarily identical, to its reference medicine.

Claudia Hamm

Whistleblower Protection Act: new compliance requirements

White Collar Crime - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection recently presented a draft bill for the Whistleblower Protection Act.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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