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Magdalena Kotyrba

Intellectual property in clinical trials

Intellectual Property - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Clinical trial results may qualify for protection as IP rights and, as such, for commercialisation in the European Union.

Richard Daggett

Private equity and the response to COVID-19

Corporate Finance/M&A - International
Ogier

It is said that even though some parts of the private equity industry are in need of triage, it can survive the implications of COVID-19 because it has sufficient capital already raised but not deployed – its 'dry powder'.

Antony Sassi

A COVID-19 update

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Since the general adjourned period (GAP) ended on 3 May 2020, when the courts resumed normal business in Hong Kong, reported cases of COVID-19 infection have approximately tripled.

Jia Wan

China, GATS, Trump: do non-US insurers get a piece of the US-China trade deal?

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

Despite the tortuous path ahead for the US election campaigns and the trials and tribulations of 2020, the US-China Phase One Trade Deal remains in place.

Benjamin Barrat

High Court clarifies procedure for registration and enforcement of ICSID awards

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently confirmed that the procedure for the registration and enforcement of an award made pursuant to the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention does not require service of the claim form.

César Navarro

Employment-related measures to fight effects of COVID-19: regulatory update following lifting of state of emergency

Employment & Immigration - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

In order to illustrate the current status of the COVID-19 extraordinary measures following the lifting of the state of emergency on 21 June 2020, this article summarises the key employment-related measures adopted since the state of emergency was declared and the updated regulation of each measure following the numerous amendments introduced subsequent to Royal Decree-Law 8/2020..

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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, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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