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Danliang Wang

Van Cleef & Arpels' four-leaf clover 3D trademark invalidated in China due to lack of distinctiveness

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Beijing IP Court recently denied the inherent and acquired distinctiveness of Van Cleef & Arpels' four-leaf clover 3D trademark.

Shalina Crossley

What does the COVID-19 tier system mean for offices?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

New regulations underpinning the three-tier lockdown system are now in force in England as part of the government's efforts to step up its response to the pandemic.

Mark Douglas

Flip clause payments to Lehman Brothers noteholders after termination of swap agreement safe harboured in bankruptcy

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

Safe harbours in the Bankruptcy Code designed to insulate non-debtor parties to financial contracts from the consequences that normally ensue when a counterparty files for bankruptcy have been the focus of a considerable amount of scrutiny as part of evolving developments in the pandemic-driven downturn.

Elena Christodoulou

Protocol amending Cyprus-Russia double tax treaty ushers in new era

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Cyprus and Russia recently signed a protocol amending the double tax treaty (DTT) between the two states.

Marie Berard

Supreme Court clarifies principles for determining law of arbitration agreement

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The Supreme Court has clarified definitively the principles for ascertaining the law governing an arbitration agreement.

Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

The benefits of using a Guernsey company are extremely wide but generally include separate legal identity, limited liability for shareholders and ease of transfer of ownership.

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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