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Daniel Hnatchuk

Federal Court of Appeal affirms largest reported Canadian patent infringement award in history

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In previous Federal Court decisions, the court ordered Nova Chemicals Corporation to pay the Dow Chemical Company approximately C$650 million as a result of Nova's infringement of Dow's patent on novel polyethylene blends.

Peggy Sharon

Lack of safety measures does not repudiate coverage as long as insurer has collected premium

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

A recent case dealt with the question of whether an insured is entitled to insurance benefits for the loss of their car by theft when it lacked the security measures required by the insurer.

Sascha Dethof

FCO continues to act against price fixing by manufacturers against distributors: Alhambra guitars

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

Under pressure from the Federal Cartel Office (FCO), guitar manufacturer Alhambra has distanced itself from influencing the selling prices of wholesalers and distributors.

Samuel Yang

MIIT launches special campaign to promote governance of apps that infringe rights and interests

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

In order to effectively strengthen the protection of users' personal information, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued the Notice on Carrying out the Special Campaign to Promote Governance on Apps that Infringe Upon Users' Rights and Interests, requiring that a national app testing platform management system be launched before the end of August 2020.

Craig Cordle

Guernsey ticks right boxes to attract increasing private equity investment from United States

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Guernsey ticks all the right boxes when it comes to private equity – both private and listed.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

New Mexican Official Standards for ozone and particles in air

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Ministry of Health recently published two projects on the National Regulatory Improvement Commission's online system for consultation.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan