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Maciej Durbas

Ready, set, off: Warsaw Court of Appeals confirms tribunal's jurisdiction over set-off claims

Arbitration & ADR - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The issue of an arbitral tribunal's jurisdiction over set-off claims that are not covered by an arbitration agreement is controversial, with the rules differing from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

Marcella Ballard

Hard pill to swallow: TTAB denies trademark application for dietary and nutritional supplements involving CBD

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board recently affirmed a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) decision denying the application of a mark for hemp oil extracts sold as an integral component of dietary and nutritional supplements.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020 undergoes second reading

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020 recently passed its second reading in the House of Representatives and was subsequently referred to the Committee on Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring for further consideration.

Lee Xin Div

Section 314 of Companies Act: court orders one-member extraordinary general meeting

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

A high court recently allowed a shareholder to convene a one-member extraordinary general meeting of a family-run company.

Devinder Singh

New insolvency practice direction – providing some much-needed clarity on UK winding-up petitions

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 recently came into force.

Jan Erik Janssen

Government to introduce CO2 emissions tax for industrial companies

Environment & Climate Change - Netherlands
Stek

In the Climate Agreement, the government announced its plans to impose a CO2 emissions tax on industrial companies as part of proposed measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 49% by 2030 compared with 1990 levels.

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