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Teresa Polino

CBP gets tough on forced labour: turning supply chain risks into advantages

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

US Customs and Border Protection recently announced that it had collected $575,000 in penalties resulting from a civil enforcement action against importer Pure Circle USA for imports made with forced labour.

Rebecca Liebowitz

Pigment of our imagination? Colour trademarks could be inherently distinctive

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Previously, in order for a brand owner to protect colour as a feature of its product packaging, it had to show that the colour scheme had acquired distinctiveness through extensive use in the marketplace.

Shalina Crossley

Face coverings and the workplace

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

What health and safety obligations do employers have towards employees and visitors with regard to face coverings in the workplace? How should they enforce wearing face coverings if people refuse? And how should they protect employees from abusive customers or visitors? This article discusses the current rules regarding face coverings at work and some of the practical issues that may arise for employers..

Frank Spoorenberg

Supreme Court will not review findings that parties lacked actual and common intent to arbitrate

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court upheld an arbitral award in which the arbitral tribunal had declined jurisdiction in the absence of a valid arbitration agreement.

Jeremy Snead

Cayman injunctions in aid of foreign proceedings

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Where a potential judgment debtor in onshore proceedings threatens to dissipate its assets, the plaintiff may face a pyrrhic victory with no assets against which to enforce its judgment.

Godofredo Mendes Vianna

New bill to develop cabotage trade sent to Congress

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

More than 20 years since the enactment of Law 9,432/97 (the Navigation Act), a major reform of Brazil's cabotage laws is underway.

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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