International Law Office

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Daniel R Zuccherino

Unfair competition and trademark protection

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

The protection provided under industrial property law to commercial signs registered with the National Institute of Industrial Property is more effective than that offered by unfair competition law.

Tala Khoury

Unionising the gig economy: contractor or employee?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

One of the main disputes regarding the rise and proliferation of the gig economy is whether its workers are employees or contractors.

Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

Fraud investigations arising from arbitral proceedings

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

The High Court of England and Wales recently granted claimants in an arbitration leave to enforce an award against the Nigerian Ministry of Petroleum Resources.

Chris Whitehouse

Prevention principle – can parties sue for breach of contract occasioned by their own breach?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent High Court case, the defendants successfully resisted summary judgment for breach of contract on the basis of the prevention principle, which excuses a breach of contract where the other party's actions caused it.

Sergey Medvedev

Regulator clarifies key aspects of trademark use in keywords

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Keywords play an important role in e-marketing.

Bart Heynickx

Clawback: chasing assets

Insolvency & Restructuring - Belgium
ALTIUS

The legal form of the actio pauliana offers options for creditors which are confronted with debtors that are disposing of important assets or organising their insolvency.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey