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Jason Yao

SPC publishes draft judicial interpretation on trade secret protection

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Supreme People's Court recently published the draft Judicial Interpretation on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law in Civil Litigation on Trade Secret Violation.

Mathieu Laurent

Unforeseeability theory developments in aftermath of COVID-19 crisis

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

To counterbalance the negative economic impact that the COVID-19 lockdown measures have triggered, Luxembourg has introduced several regulatory and legislative measures to limit or at least mitigate the financial difficulties that many businesses may face in order to avoid bankruptcy.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office publishes COVID-19 minimum income policy for family visa route applicants

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office recently updated its policy guidance to confirm a surprisingly limited concession to the usual minimum income requirements that most applicants for partner and child visas must meet.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK publishes guidelines regarding competition-related fines imposed on managers

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

Under the Competition Act, when an undertaking is fined for being a party to a restrictive agreement, the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) can impose financial penalties on the undertaking's managers.

Renaud Barbier-Emery

Court declines to dismiss claim against shipowner for death of shipyard worker following demolition sale

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Shipowners routinely give buyers in demolition sales complete freedom to deal with ships as they please following a sale, but do so at their peril.

James Heinicke

Administrative fines regime extended

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 recently came into force, extending the administrative fines regime beyond breaches of the Anti-money Laundering Regulations to a much broader spectrum of breaches under various Cayman regulatory laws.

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