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Kristen Ruisi

Time is of the essence to avoid trademark fee increases set for 2021

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently enacted a rule that increases numerous fees for filing trademark applications, maintaining trademark registrations and filing oppositions and cancellations before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Charles Le Maistre

Lockdown fails to dampen buoyant property market

Real Estate - Jersey
Ogier

The start of lockdown initiated a significant slowdown in the property market in early Spring 2020.

Maury Lobo

How has COVID-19 affected employees and workplaces?

Employment & Immigration - Brazil
CGM Advogados

Although the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the job market is still unknown, it is possible to identify some of the main effects on employers, employees and workplaces.

Eugenio Vaccari

Rome Court of Appeal rules on Russian roulette clause

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Rome Court of Appeal recently ruled on a Russian roulette clause included in a shareholders' agreement which had been entered into on a 50:50 basis.

Mark A Cody

Bankruptcy blocking right in debtor's corporate charter violates federal public policy

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

Courts sometimes disagree over whether provisions in a borrower's organisational documents designed to prevent it from filing for bankruptcy are enforceable as a matter of federal public policy or applicable state law.

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.

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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