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Huimin Qin

Supreme People's Court promulgates opinions on copyright

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Soon after the recent adoption of the third amendment to the Copyright Law, the Supreme People's Court promulgated the Opinions on Strengthening the Protection of Copyright and Copyright-Related Rights.

Dan T Moss

Second Circuit: Madoff Ponzi scheme customers did not receive fictitious profit payments "for value"

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

In the latest chapter of more than a decade of litigation involving efforts to recover fictitious profits paid to certain customers of Bernard Madoff's defunct brokerage firm as part of the largest Ponzi scheme in history, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has held that the customers did not have a defence to avoidance and recovery because they received the payments "for value"..

Huib Berendschot

Supreme Court addresses confusion between descriptive, non-distinctive trade names

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Under the Trade Names Act, descriptive trade names can enjoy protection against the use of identical or similar trade names if such use is likely to confuse the public.

Ramonne Gardiner

Homeowners Protection Act – time to revisit

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Homeowners Protection Act was designed to provide meaningful protection to homeowners by ensuring a true and proper discourse between borrowers and financial institutions and will likely become the epicentre of the mortgage market.

Louise Dalton

Office for Zero Emission Vehicles launches consultation on consumer experience of e-vehicle charge points

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Office for Zero Emission Vehicles recently published a consultation on the consumer experience at public charge points.

Ivana Manovelo

Cybersecurity: overview of relevant institutions

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Croatia
Maćešić & Partners

The Croatian cybersecurity system is a complex cross-sectorial network of institutions and regulations in constant development but aligned with the requirements acquired through the country's membership of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

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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