International Law Office

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Jennie Cherry

Overview (January 2020)

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

US gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax exemption amounts have been updated for tax year 2020.

Alexander Vida

All that jazz: bad-faith trademark applications

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

Hungarian case law has prohibited acting in bad faith for centuries – particularly since the introduction of the Civil Code 1958 and the Trademark Act 1979.

Martin André Dittmer

Supreme Court judgment on legality of consortium agreement

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

The Supreme Court recently rendered a much-anticipated judgment on the legality of consortium agreements under competition law.

Eliot Henderson

Covertly obtained information cannot be deployed until its legitimacy is resolved

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently confirmed that where a party has covertly obtained confidential information, any dispute as to the information's confidentiality must be resolved before it can be deployed in civil proceedings.

Jordan Thompson

Employer breaches duty of good faith and honest performance: now what?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Employers have a duty of good faith when they terminate an employee, which requires them to be honest and forthright with employees when doing so.

Jonathan Goldfarb

High Court decision offers guidance on interpreting guarantees

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

A recent High Court decision provided guidance on the rules of interpretation when construing guarantees that display characteristics of both on-demand and true guarantees.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA