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Carlos P Martins

Air carrier avoids liability for refusal to transport disruptive passenger

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

The British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal recently ruled on a dispute involving an air carrier which had refused to transport a disruptive passenger.

Alain Levy

Private M&A transactions: update on foreign investments

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AyacheSalama

In the context of the worldwide economic crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, France has reinforced its protection of French companies from foreign investments by extending existing measures and slowing down or vetoing negotiations if deemed necessary.

Phillipe De Wulf

New National Labour Council collective labour agreement sets framework for COVID-19 teleworking

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

Traditionally, Belgian labour law has distinguished between two forms of telework: structural and occasional telework.

Nicole Jadeja

Patents court illuminates sufficiency requirements

Healthcare & Life Sciences - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

The High Court's first patent decision of 2021 has seen the first full consideration of the Supreme Court's judgment in Regeneron v Kymab.

Marcel Meinhardt

New transparency obligations for commodity companies

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

As of 1 January 2021, companies domiciled in Switzerland that are active in the extraction of raw materials must disclose payments to state authorities or government officials of Sfr100,000 or more per financial year.

Alexander Vida

Deception and bad faith in trademark applications

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office and the Metropolitan Tribunal recently rejected an application to register the mark VÁSÁRHELYI TERV.

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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