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Richard Schmidt

CCP amendment: fairer balance between form and content

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

The Civil Code of Procedure, which has been criticised for sacrificing fundamental rights to achieve accelerated civil proceedings, has finally been amended by the legislature.

Niamh Lalor

Mandatory disclosure rules

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation (Implementation) (International Tax Compliance) (Mandatory Disclosure Rules for CRS Avoidance Arrangements and Opaque Offshore Structures) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 are expected to come into force shortly.

Martin L Saad

Third circuit panel revises half-baked trade dress functionality decision

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

"That's the way the cookie crumbles", a panel of judges from the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit again concluded in rejecting trade dress protection for the well-known Pocky cookie design.

Gordon Drakes

How to select and what to expect from your franchise lawyer

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Franchising is a complex area of law and, aside from ensuring that a business is franchisable and ready to franchise, choosing the right franchise lawyer is a key strategic decision.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Sickness benefits, work assessment allowance, unemployment benefits and entry quarantine rules extended

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

As part of the COVID-19 crisis package, the government has proposed to extend the schemes for sickness benefits, the jobseekers' work assessment allowance, unemployment benefits and employers' expenses relating to foreign nationals' entry quarantine and employees' quarantine hotel stays..

William Wortley

Online harms: the regulator

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The government has confirmed the Office of Communications (Ofcom) as the regulator of the online harms regime.

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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