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Anthony V Lupo

Glue manufacturer caught in sticky situation: $1.2 million fine for false Made in USA product labels

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Federal Trade Commission has issued a $1.2 million fine against glue manufacturer Chemence, Inc for violating a 2016 consent order requiring the company to qualify its Made in USA claims in its promotional materials and on its product packaging.

Emma Pinkerton

COVID-19 and business interruption insurance: implications for landlords and tenants

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Supreme Court's judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority's test case on non-damage business interruption cover for losses arising from the COVID-19 pandemic has wide-ranging implications.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Supreme Court's ruling on workplace sexual harassment provides clarification

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The Supreme Court recently pronounced a judgment in which a female employee was awarded damages for non-economic loss after being subjected to sexual harassment by customers.

Carlos P Martins

Air carrier avoids liability for refusal to transport disruptive passenger

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

The British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal recently ruled on a dispute involving an air carrier which had refused to transport a disruptive passenger.

Emily Haithwaite

Economic substance: clarification of COVID-19 concession

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

In March 2020 the Comptroller of Revenue released a concession confirming that where companies had to alter their operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under Article 6 of the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

Ingrid Luyten

There's no such thing as an international patent

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Patents are restricted to a specific territory and no single patent confers protection for inventions worldwide.

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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