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Evripidis Michaelides

Does Cyprus law allow wills to be signed electronically?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

The outbreak of COVID-19 and continuation of social distancing measures have brought to light a variety of issues concerning the signing and execution of wills.

Binbin Du

Does use of trademark in title of product sold online constitute trademark infringement?

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Whether the use of a trademark in the title of a product sold online constitutes trademark infringement typically depends on whether such use is fair.

D Bryan Thomas

Kentucky fried claim: contractor preserves immunity from suit by complying with government contract specifications

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - USA
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Kentucky Court of Appeals recently upheld a contractor's immunity from suit for negligence, where the contractor complied with the contract and construction specifications provided by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Divisions of Construction Procurement.

Jürg Schneider

Implementation of 2018-2022 national strategy for the protection of Switzerland against cyber risks – quarterly report

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council's Cyber Committee recently adopted a report on the advancement of the 2018-2022 national strategy for the protection of Switzerland against cyber risks and its gradual implementation.

Kay C Georgi

New ECCN proposed for emerging software used to operate nucleic acid assemblers and synthesisers

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has proposed a new Export Control Classification Number to control software that is capable of being used to operate nucleic acid assemblers and synthesisers due to concerns that such software could be used to create pathogens and toxins as biological weapons.

Rikke Falk Dambo

Legislative programme for 2020/2021 parliamentary year: impact on employment law

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has published the legislative programme for the 2020/2021 parliamentary year, which includes bills relating to, among other things, maternity leave and sickness benefits, the reporting of occupational accidents, the state retirement age, compensation in regard to workplace violence and protection against discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people..

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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