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Melissa Murray

Trade secret protection overview

Intellectual Property - United Arab Emirates
Bird & Bird LLP

As the United Arab Emirates is a signatory to the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, trade secrets are protected in several ways.

Carlos P Martins

Court certifies two passenger class actions against WestJet

Aviation - Canada

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently certified two class actions against WestJet.

Nick Crosbie

M&A market trends in 2020

Corporate Finance/M&A - European Union
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

This article – which is based on a recent study – provides insight into the legal provisions of M&A agreements across the European Union in 2020 and identifies key market trends.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Regulatory investigations: overview

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) routinely visits Guernsey licensees to check on their compliance with the local regulatory law, regulations and rules.

Lucy Lewis

Supreme Court allows supermarket's employees to make equal pay comparison

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Supreme Court has confirmed that retail staff of UK supermarket chain Asda can compare themselves to higher-paid distribution depot staff for the purposes of an equal pay claim.

Rachael Markham

Insolvency protection laws extended – where are we now?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 introduced a number of temporary changes to UK insolvency laws.



Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy


Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria


Aviation industry trends

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