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Cesare Galli

IP rights, market ecology and sustainability: strategic directions post-COVID-19

Intellectual Property - International
IP Law Galli

From every angle, intellectual property is one of the great engines of the contemporary world, which not only fosters (and must continue to foster in the post-COVID-19 economy) progressive developments in relation to technology and quality of life, but also carries the 'antibodies' needed to protect the environment.

Jorian Gunst

Appeal court finds that carrier had strengthened obligation to furnish facts in CMR claim

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD

The Netherlands has historically been a friendly jurisdiction for Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) carriers.

Gwenaëlle de Kerviler

How to close a deal during lockdown… and in the future

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AyacheSalama

Closing is the ultimate stage in an M&A transaction where all parties meet to seal – and celebrate – their agreement; however, it can be a traumatic process due to the time spent in meeting rooms signing and initialising contracts.

Arthur Shay

NCC bans Chinese OTT TV services

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission recently issued a notice of alert to all licence holders (including terrestrial TV channels, radio stations, satellite TV channels, cable TV channels and telecoms operators) which demands that they stop carrying ads, promotions or sponsorship for Chinese over-the-top (OTT) TV services, specifically We TV and Iqiyi, and requires compliance with bans on Chinese OTT TV services under the governing law administered by the Mainland Affairs Council..

Antony Sassi

Further guidance on remote civil hearings

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

A second guidance note on the use of remote hearings in civil proceedings took effect on 15 June 2020.

Marie Berard

High Court rejects challenge to enforcement where defences were already raised before foreign court

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently dismissed a challenge to a previous decision to grant permission to enforce a Stockholm Chamber of Commerce award on the basis that contrary to the defendant's contention, there was a valid arbitration agreement between the parties and the defendant's arguments as to procedural irregularity had previously been raised in Swedish court proceedings, thereby giving rise to an issue estoppel..

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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