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Noelle Engle Hardy

Pampered Chef succeeds again in trademark infringement battle

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court of Appeal recently dismissed an appeal of the Federal Court's trial decision in a case concerning trademark infringement, passing off and dilution and depreciation of goodwill.

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.

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.

Elsebeth Aaes-Jørgensen

Employee dismissed because she went behind employer's back and worked with business partner

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

In a recent case, a court ruled that an employer's summary dismissal of a manager was justified, since the manager had entered into a contract with one of the employer's business partners without the employer's approval.

Stephanie Yonekura

2021 enforcement horizon: new administration's civil and criminal enforcement efforts

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

The Biden administration has hit the ground running, issuing a flurry of executive orders, actions and memoranda with sweeping implications affecting a wide range of key issues.

Arthur Shay

Mobile operators accelerate 5G for business

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

Taiwanese mobile operators are aiming for mass user migration to 5G networks in 2021, following confirmation that a special government budget of approximately NT$15.5 billion has been allocated to a subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment between 2021 and 2022.

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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