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Richard Schmidt

Common law on horizon? New law reforming litigation enters into force

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

While COVID-19 has been dominating the headlines, a new act, which entered into force on 1 April 2020 and fundamentally reforms the role of judge-made law in Hungary, has received less attention.

Xiaoling Duan

Beijing IP Court concludes first patent infringement case on microorganism protection

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Beijing IP Court recently held that two Tianjin-based companies had infringed Chinese Patent 201310030601.2, which is owned by the largest specialty mushroom grower in China, Shanghai Finc Food Co Ltd.

Hagen Köckeritz

COVID-19: short-time work implemented – what now?

Employment & Immigration - Germany
Mayer Brown

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than half a million businesses in Germany have implemented short-time work.

James Bergstrom

Essential considerations for Cayman funds in challenging times

Capital Markets - Cayman Islands
Ogier

To help Cayman hedge funds navigate the myriad issues brought about by COVID-19, this article offers a high-level checklist for fund directors and investment managers to consider.

Srdjana Petronijević

Impact of COVID-19 on Competition Authority operations

Competition & Antitrust - Bosnia and Herzegovina
Moravčević Vojnović and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

On 17 March 2020 the government declared a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Marwa M Hassoun

Team Telecom emerges from shadows and FCC cracks down on Chinese telecoms companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

A new executive order has formalised Team Telecom, a previously ad hoc committee which for many years has reviewed applications for Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorisations involving non-US parties, typically for US-international telecoms service or submarine cable landings.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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