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Jeevan Ballav Panda

Arbitration under special statutes with regard to contractual stipulations

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The freedom to contract principle forms the basis of the Contract Act, and a similar principle is also provided for in the Arbitration and Conciliation Act.

Marcella Ballard

Shop Safe Act 2020: new tool for brand owners in fight against online counterfeits?

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A bipartisan group of representatives in the US House of Representatives recently introduced the Stopping Harmful Offers on Platforms by Screening Against Fakes in E-Commerce Act to help stem the growing concern over counterfeit products being offered for sale on online third-party marketplace e-commerce platforms.

Oliver Payne

Standard directions in Section 238 appraisal proceedings confirmed

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In a decision that provides additional certainty to dissenting shareholders, the Grand Court has rejected a company's efforts to recast the procedural framework for appraisal proceedings brought under Section 238 of the Companies Law (as revised).

Andrew Osborne

UK immigration beyond lockdown

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

UK visa processing is slowly starting to resume, but it is not yet business as usual.

Arthur Shay

Low-power radio frequency equipment further deregulated

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission (NCC) recently reviewed and updated its checklist for radio frequency equipment.

Keiji Tonomura

Amendments to foreign direct investment regulations on foreign investment in Japanese technology companies

Corporate Finance/M&A - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Amendments to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act, which regulates foreign direct investment (FDI) in Japan, as well as its related cabinet orders, ministerial ordinances and public notifications, came into force and was fully implemented as of 7 June 2020.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan