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Andrew Osborne

Global Talent visas for digital technology applicants: factsheet

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Global Talent visa route is designed for individuals who are recognised or emerging leaders in digital technology and wish to work in the United Kingdom.

Stephan Erbe

Federal Administrative Court calls off Federal Consumer Price Surveyor

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

In Spring 2018 the Federal Customs Administration ordered two Swiss forwarders to apply the simplified customs declaration procedure for certain imports.

Tsung-Yuan Shen

Is commercial success a factor considered in determining non-obviousness of a patent?

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

A pitfall that is difficult to avoid when determining whether a patent is non-obvious is hindsight bias when comparing a patent with prior art.

Samuel Yang

MIIT exposes second and third batches of apps infringing users' rights and interests

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently instructed third-party testing agencies to examine certain mobile apps and issued the Second and Third Batches of Apps that Infringe Upon Users' Rights and Interests, requiring operators of said apps to make rectifications.

Carissa How

Post-ASM: is an adjudication decision a disputed debt?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

In ASM Development (KL) Sdn Bhd v Econpile (M) Sdn Bhd, Darryl Goon J (now JCA) held that an adjudication decision, even one which has been enforced as if it were a court judgment or order pursuant to Section 28 of the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012, is still a disputable decision.

Kaan Demir

Pricing mechanisms in M&A deals

Corporate Finance/M&A - International
Kayum & Demir

The complexity and multitude of factors and external requisites which are not under the control of either party in an M&A transaction mean that significant time can pass between the company's valuation and the deal's completion.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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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