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Mark Biernacki

Effectively using experts in IP litigation part two: practice

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In IP litigation, the outcome of many high-stakes cases has turned on expert testimony.

Richard Schmidt

Can judges control excessive terms in lease agreements?

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

Can parties stipulate in a commercial lease that a user charge amounting to three times the monthly rent will apply if the lessee fails to vacate the leased premises? Further, can a judge qualify such an excessive fee as a penalty which the court can reduce? This article analyses a recent Supreme Court decision in order to address these questions..

Trevor Jason Mark Padasian

Much ado about nothing? Climate change is real and aviation industry must step up its efforts

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

With airline companies rapidly depleting cash reserves and any form of subsidies to ensure survival in the current climate, the unsurprising reality is that efforts to go green have taken a step back.

Kosmas Karanikolas

New transitional flexibility remuneration mechanism and registration of flexibility service providers

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

In July 2020 a ministerial decision of the Ministry of Environment and Energy was published in the Official Gazette.

Eduardo Buitrón de Vega Patuel

Short-term health preparedness for COVID-19 outbreaks

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

The European Union recently published a communication on the European Union's short-term health preparedness for COVID-19 outbreaks, which aims to reinforce the European Union's preparedness and create a coordinated response capacity to counter further outbreaks of COVID-19.

Guy Castegnaro

COVID-19: temporary exemption from maximum working hours

Employment & Immigration - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

The Law of 29 October 2020 recently entered into force, introducing a temporary exemption from Article L 211-12 of the Labour Code whereby maximum working hours can be increased to 12 hours per day and 60 hours per week.

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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