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Nicolas Contis

Expert reports drawn up in a non-adversarial manner and principle of adversarial proceedings

Litigation - France
Kalliopé

In a notable decision, the first civil chamber of the Supreme Court held that under the Code of Civil Procedure, a judge cannot refuse to examine expert reports which disfavour a party that was not called on or represented during the expertise proceedings.

Martin L Saad

Third circuit panel revises half-baked trade dress functionality decision

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

"That's the way the cookie crumbles", a panel of judges from the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit again concluded in rejecting trade dress protection for the well-known Pocky cookie design.

Samantha Conolly

Advance healthcare directives

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In 2019 the Health Care Decisions Act was implemented in the Cayman Islands.

Rosario M Vignali

New York legislation regulating use of e-bicycles and e-scooters

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

As of November 2020, e-scooters are legal in New York City.

W Todd Miller

Do three rights make a wrong? Private party challenging consummated merger can obtain divestiture years later

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

For the first time, a private party has successfully challenged an acquisition and obtained an order requiring a divestiture of a company that had been acquired years before the case was filed.

Francisco Peniche Beguerisse

Remote working reform enters into force

Employment & Immigration - Mexico
Creel, Garcia-Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez, SC

An amendment to the Federal Labour Law was recently published in the Federal Official Gazette, regulating employment relationships under the modality of remote working.

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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